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New Delhi: Government is likely to approve a hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 107 per cent from the existing 100 per cent, benefiting around 30 lakh Centre's employees and its 50 lakh pensioners including dependents.
He also announced a 10 per cent hike in dearness allowance to the state government employees and pensioners.
The major issues pointed out in the meeting were: consistent decrease in profit ratio, non-payment of dividend to the share holder, abnormal increase in receivables, PPRA Rules violation in purchasing the house, variations in accounts of NESPAK Foundation and accounts receivables of NESPAK, irregular grant of dearness allowance, non recovery of consultancy fee for Sita Dam Project, non recovery of expenses on abandoned project Nai Gaj Dam Project, non production of record, irregular expenditure on hiring of vehicles, irregular appointments and promotions etc.
They said that in 1999 the bank management had fixed three rupees per kilometre for public transportation and rupees five for personal car while dearness allowance and hoteling was fixed at Rs 1250 for big cities and Rs 1125 for small cities.
They were on an agitation for implementations of their several demands including enhancement of retirement age, regularization of ad-hoc services and 7% Dearness Allowances.
Another example is the dearness allowance, which is a standard part of the compensation model in India, hut as such would not he offered in any other country.
The government has granted 15 percent dearness allowance for government employees, 20 percent increase for those pensioners who retired in or before 1977, and 15 percent for those who retired after 1977.
The erosion of real salaries in 1980-81 (despite the maximum Dearness Allowance increase of 43 percent for these grades, and the increase in Washing Allowance of Grades 1-4) was the result of 13 percent inflation rate in 1980-81.