Saturday, March 1, 2014

Merger of 50% DA with Basic Pay approved or not: Mixed News in media

Merger of DA Approved - Special Cabinet meeting on tomorrow: News by Business Standard
Cabinet approves merger of DA with basic pay

The Cabinet today approved merger of 50% dearness allowance of Central government employees and pensioners with their basic pay. However, it has deferred a decision on anti-corruption ordinances and Forward Contract Regulation (Amendment) Act. A special Cabinet meeting is likely tomorrow to take call on these ordinances. View

The DA hike though, will not be merged with the basic pay: News by IBN Live
Eyeing Lok Sabha polls, Cabinet hikes DA of 50 lakh Central employees
New Delhi: With an eye on Lok Sabha elections, the Union Cabinet approved a hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 100 per cent from existing 90 per cent benefiting 50 lakh Central government employees and 30 lakh pensioners. The DA hike though, will not be merged with the basic pay. View 

10% Hike in DA & 50% Merger of DA in Basic Pay: News by AIRF
Government today Hiked DA to 10%, Total DA as of Now is 100%. Rates effective from 01.01.2014. With the efforts of AIRF Governement has also announced 50% merger of DA with Basic Pay. View

7th Pay Commission can suggest the merger in its interim report: News by Business Standard

Centre hikes DA by 10% for 80 lakh employees & pensioners
Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi February 28, 2014 Last Updated at 17:53 IST

The government also approved the terms of reference of the 7th Pay Commission, a move which would pave the way for merger of 50 per cent DA with the basic pay.

According to an official, now the Commission can suggest the merger in its interim report. The 50 per cent DA merger with basic pay will roughly increase the gross salaries of central government employees by around 30 per cent. [view]

Now AIRF has flashed regret message about DA Merger 
FAUX-PAS REGARDING DA MERGER - AIRF Facebook Page Time: around 7 PM today

"Dear Comrades,
Lots of News Agencies & TV Channel in the morning created utter confusion regarding merger of DA in Basic Pay.  Now we are reproducing authentic news from pib.  We regret if any inconvenience is caused to you."

Further details are awaited.....

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