Another proposal that the Cabinet will consider in its meeting on Thursday is to enhance the dearness allowance of government employees from the existing 72 per cent to 80 per cent.
What does DA stand for?
DA stands for Dearness Allowance (India)
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- Data Analysis
- Data Automation
- Database Administration
- Date (assembly language ASM51 assembler control)
- Dauerauftrag (German periodical payment order)
- Dawson & Associates, LLC
- Days After Acceptance
- Dead Animal
- Deadly Alliance (gaming clan)
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They demanded the authorities to merge dearness allowance in basic pay scale.
2 ( ANI ): The Congress-led UPA Government today deferred a decision on hiking dearness allowance (DA) of central government employees to 80 percent from 72 percent at present.
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.
CALCULATING CONTRIBUTION: Your contribution is at least 12 per cent of your salary, including basic, dearness allowance ( including cash value of any food concession) and retention allowance.
Calculating contribution: Your contribution is at least 12 per cent of your salary, including basic, dearness allowance (including cash value of any food concession) and retention allowance.