# 7th Pay Commission: Central employees may get Holi gift, salary may increase

Before Holi, Central Government Employees can get some good news. According to media reports, under the 7th Pay Commission, central government employees can get some additional salary. It is believed that the government can transfer the increased DA hike for the last two months and the balance amount along with March salary. The increase in DA by 3 percent means that the total DA of central government employees will become 34 percent. This means a central government employee with a basic pay of Rs 18,000 will get an annual dearness allowance of Rs 73,440.

DA will be 34%
At present DA is 31 per cent and after the hike it will be increased to 34 per cent. According to media reports, the salary of many government employees will increase by up to Rs 90,000. According to JCM Secretary Shiv Gopal Mishra, there is a need to increase the salary of government employees according to inflation. However, till now the status of pending DA arrears for 18 months has not been clarified by the Central Government.

Know how much will be the increase in salary
If an employee gets a salary of Rs 30,000, then with a 3 per cent increase in DA, his salary will increase by Rs 900 per month. With this, the salary will increase by up to Rs 10,800 annually. The salary of Cabinet Secretary level employees will increase by Rs 7,500 per month. However, employees earning a maximum salary of Rs 2.5 lakh will get an increase of up to Rs 90,000 annually.

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Calculation on Minimum Basic Wage

• Basic Pay of Employee: Rs 18,000 per month
• New DA (34%) Rs 6120 per month
• DA till date (31%) Rs 5580 per month
• How much dearness allowance increased by 6120- 5580 = Rs 540 per month
• Increase in annual salary 540X12 = Rs 6,480 per month Calculation on maximum basic pay
• Basic salary of the employee: Rs 56900 per month
• New DA (34 per cent) Rs 19346 per month
• DA till date (31%) Rs 17639 per month
• How much increased dearness allowance 19346-17639 = Rs 1,707 per month
• Increase in annual salary 1,707 X12 = Rs 20,484 per month