6th CPC did not recommend merger of DA with Basic Pay: Finance Ministry replied in Lok Sabha
(a): Various Associations/ Organisations of Central Government employees demanded merger of 50 per cent Dearness Allowance into the basic pay of Central Government employees andpensioners.
(b): A number of representations have been received from Associations/Organizations of CentralGovernment Employees/Pensioners and individuals demanding merger of 50% of Dearness Allowance/ Dearness Relief with basic pay/pension respectively. The demand has been considered by the Government and not agreed to since the 6th Central Pay Commission has not recommended as such.
(c): The 6th Central Pay Commission did not recommend merger of dearness allowance with Basic Pay at any stage. Government accepted this recommendation vide Government of India Resolution dated 29.08.2008.
The above statement was submitted by Min of Finance in reply of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
LOK SABHAUNSTARRED QUESTION NO 3632
ANSWERED ON 14.12.2012
MERGER OF DA IN BASIC PAY
3632 . Shri SOMENDRA NATH MITRA
Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether various Associations/ Organisations of Central Government employees demanded merger of 50 per cent Dearness Allowance into the basic pay of Central Government employeesand pensioners;
(b) if so, the details thereof and reaction of the Government thereto; and
(c) the recommendation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission in this regard and action taken by the Government thereto?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (E&FS) (SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA)
(a): Yes Sir.
(b) & (c): **see above**
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