Merger of DA with Pay: Lok Sabha Q&A
Question: whether there is any proposal to merge 50 per cent DA into basic pay of Central Government Employees and Pensioners; if so, the details thereof;
Govt Reply in Lok Sabha:-
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2831
ANSWERED ON 07.02.2014
MERGER OF DA WITH PAY
|UNSTARRED QUESTION 2831
Shri RANJAN PRASAD YADAV/ AVTAR SINGH BHADANA
Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:-
MINISTER OF THE STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE(SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA)
|(a) the percentage of Dearness Allowance (DA) with respect to basic pay of the Central Government Employees as on date;
||(a) With effect from 1st July, 2013, the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable on the revised pay of Central Government employees is 90%.
|(b) whether there is any proposal to merge 50 per cent DA into basic pay of Central Government Employees and Pensioners;
(b) No Sir.
|(c) if so, the details thereof; and
||(c) In view of (b) above, the Question does not arise.
|(d) if not, the reasons therefor?
||(d) The Sixth Central Pay Commission did not recommend merger of DA with basic pay at any stage. This has been accepted by the Government vide Resolution dated 29th August, 2008.