New Delhi. A big relief for the central government employees and pensioners has come out, now the long-awaited wait for the central employees and pensioners is over as the Finance Ministry has announced that the accounts of the employees increased from July 1, 2021. You will get paid salary. That is, their dearness allowance will start getting, along with the dearness allowance, which has been stopped for three months. Due to the Corona epidemic, the central employees’ dearness allowances and three installments of pensioners were withheld on 1 January 2020, 1 July 2020 and 1 January 2021, which are due now.
Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur has said that from July 1, 2021, the three installments of dearness allowance will start. However, any increase in dearness allowance will be applicable from July 1, that is, employees will not get any arrears before that. For central employees and pensioners, it is a relief that they are getting 17 percent dearness allowance. Dearness allowance is increased 2 times a year, but due to Corona, these two installments were stopped. And there was no talk of increasing the DA in July 2020 and January 2021. But if the government declares to increase the DA, then dearness allowance may increase by 25 per cent.
In addition to increasing the salary in the Seventh Pay Commission, Pay Matrix has also been announced, on the basis of which salary of employees will be determined. This is another form of grade pay and based on this, efforts are being made to give many benefits to the employees.