The government has made an announcement relating to the Dearness Allowance (DA) for the central government staff. The DA for the central government staff will be placed on maintain until June 2021. While saying the choice, the Centre stated that they will proceed to announce DA on time however it will not get added to central government worker’s wage until June 2021.
However, the three installments of DAs – January to June 2020, July to December 2020 and January to June 2021 – will be restored and so they will be added to CGS’ wage and it will additional improve the month-to-month PF contribution or PF steadiness in the long run. How?
Monthly Provident Fund (PF) contribution is calculated on the premise of a central government’s fundamental wage plus DA. The DA hike will result in rise in a single’s month-to-month PF contribution.
As per the AICPI (All India Consumer Price Index) latest information, a 4 % DA hike for January to June 2021, 3 % DA for January to June 2020, and 4 % DA for July to December 2020 may be anticipated to get added in central government staff’ current DA, which is presently at 17 %. If the DA shouldn’t be delayed anymore, then it will probably go as much as 28 % from 17 %.
Rise in DA
The rise in DA from 17 % to twenty-eight % will additional improve the PF contribution and it will additionally make adjustments within the staff’ month-to-month wage as month-to-month PF contribution is set on the premise of 1’s fundamental wage plus DA.
Pensioner to get DR
The 52 lakh central government staff alongside with 58 lakh retired central government staff or pensioners will additionally get Dearness Relief (DR) profit restoration because the Centre has frozen each DA and DR until June 2021.
Centre provides DR profit to the retired central government staff to assist them beat the warmth of inflation. In this, a pensioner’s DR will get elevated mechanically when the DA hike is introduced.