DA Increase for Central Govt Employees and Pensioners temporarily suspended till July 2021 due to Coronavirus Crisis
No Arrears for the months from January 2020 to June 2021 will be paid
The Central Government announced through an office memorandum on 23rd April 2020 to stoppage of granting additional dearness allowance (D.A.) for 18 months. Already (13th March 2020) the Union Cabinet had given its nod to increase 4% DA and DR from 1.1.2020. In order to face the Coronavirus impact, all Central government employees and pensioners will get the existing rate of Dearness allowance i.e., 17% according to their basic salary or pension till June 2021.