Merge DA with basic pay for central staff: Congress
Sep 11, 2015 02:00 am, New Delhi : With the amount of dearness allowance payable to the central government employees going up to 119 percent of their basic pay, the Congress has said that the time has to come merge the two.
“If the government of the day denies this demand of the employees, then it would be a big injustice to them,” said Congress spokesperson and former union minister Ajay Maken who also represented a Lok Sabha constituency in the past that has a strong section of these employees as voters.
He said that a pay commission normally orders a 40 percent hike in the basic pay. Continue Reading