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News DA Hike: Government Approves 4% Increase in Allowance for Central Government Employees | India business news

NEW DELHI: The Union government approved a 4% increase in the indemnity allowance (DA) for central government employees and retirees on Friday.
In a media briefing, information and television broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar said the DA for 48 Lakh central government employees and 65 Lakh retirees was increased to 21%. This is higher than the existing 17% rate of base salary or pension.
The excursion will take effect from 1st January 2020.
The government will incur additional expenses of Rs 14,595 due to the increase in the DA, the minister said.
In video: Govt announces a 4% increase in DA for central government employees

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