Dearness Allowance for Central Government Employees increased to 12% – Union Cabinet decides to increase DA from January 2019 from 9% to 12 % – Net increase will be 3% – Finance Minister Sri. Arun Jaitley announces Cabinet’s decision
While briefing the press on various decisions taken by Cabinet on 19.02.2019, Finance Minister announced that Central Government Employees DA from January 2019 will be increased to 12% and that 3% increase in DA from January 2019 would cost Rs. 9200 Crore to Government.
Central Government Pensioners would also benefit by this Cabinet’s decision to increase DA from January 2019.
More than 1 crore Central Government Employees and Central Government Pensioners will be receiving this additional installment of Dearness Allowance