Friday, September 16, 2011


Dearness allowance for Pensioners hiked by 7%
 NEW DELHI: Ahead of the festival season, the government announced a seven per cent hike in the Dearness Allowance of its employees.
The decision to increase the Dearness Allowance (DA) for five million Central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) for about four million pensioners was taken by the Union Cabinet.
The pay hike would be applicable from July 1.