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Centre hikes Dearness Allowance by 5 percent, to benefit 1.12 crore government employees and pensioners


NEW DELHI: Ahead of Diwali festivities, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday announced 5 per cent dearness allowance (DA) for the central government employees and pensioners. 

The move is likely to benefit nearly 1.12 crore government employees and pensioners.

A decision to this effect was taken during a meeting of the Union Cabinet, which was chaired by the Prime Minister.  

Source: Zee News