7th Pay Commission: Cabinet approves 3% DA hike for government employees
Updated : February 20, 2019 08:10 AM IST
According to finance minister Arun Jaitley, the current addition will take the DA from 9 to 12 percent and that the move will benefit 48.41 lakh central employees and 62.03 lakh pensioners.
Previously, the cabinet had raised the DA from 7 to 9 percent last August 2018 which was implemented with retrospective effect from July 2018.
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