The govt has given good news for all it’s employees as pending 18 months DA will be getting released soon in 3 installments. This has been the key interest issue after the suprem court recently given the decision of “DA can be delayed but cannot freeze” which means the govt can make delay in giving the DA (Dearness allowence) but it cannot completely block the DA it’s employee’s money and it should be given to them itself.
Employees 18 Months DA : Govt employees are getting good news on standing arrears of 18 months DA. 18 months of DA was held by govt during COVID time for all state and central govt employees. Recently the court has given it’s judgement on standing DA od 18 months where it says like “DA can be held but cannot be freezed” as it’s the money of employee and it should go to them.
Demand for Increase in fitment factor
Infact there is huge demand by govt employees for increasing the fitment factor. As the global inflation rates are incresing due that the prices of day to day things are increasing and it’s very difficult to lead life in this situation. So employees are demanding for increasing in DA (fitment factor). Currently the employees are getting DA of 38% so now depending on the AICPI (All India consumer price index) the data for November and December are expected to be 132 and 132.5 respectively. So if we calculate the Possible DA for next cycle will be possibly 4% increment.
18 Months DA will be paid in 3 installments
The standing 18 months DA will be paid in 3 installments. Recently central govt has given judgement of DA should be given. Also it has served notice to central and various states who has deducted the DA to release the DA amount as soon as possible. So the govt are planning to disperse the DA amount in 3 installments.
DA Freezed but cannot be stopped
In the recent hearing from supreme court the judgement has been given to pay the DA amount for central govt and all the state govts. The court said “We can delay the payment of DA but we don’t have any rights to stop the DA ” so it says DA can be delayed but cannot be freezed. Few employees have approached court for paying 18 months DA, the court reacted on the same and instructed govts to pay the DA amount as soon as possible.
How much DA amount will be paid Calculation
According to Shiv Gopal Mishra of National Council of JCM the DA amount for level 3 employees will be ranging from Rs 11880/- to 37554/-. While for employees of level 13 basic pay the DA amount can vary from 123100 to 215900. This amount will be paid in 3 installments.
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