GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2831
ANSWERED ON 07.02.2014
MERGER OF DA WITH PAY
2831 . Shri RANJAN PRASAD YADAV
AVTAR SINGH BHADANA
(a) the percentage of Dearness Allowance (DA) with respect to basic pay of the Central Government Employees as on date;
(b) whether there is any proposal to merge 50 per cent DA into basic pay of Central Government Employees and Pensioners;
(c) if so, the details thereof; and
(d) if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF THe STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA)
(a) With effect from 1st July, 2013, the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable on the revised pay of Central Government employees is 90%.
(b) No Sir.
(c) In view of (b) above, the Question does not arise.
(d) The Sixth Central Pay Commission did not recommend merger of DA with basic pay at any stage. This has been accepted by the Government vide Resolution dated 29th August, 2008.