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a 4 percent DA hike is likely this time

The central government employees had earlier received a 3 percent DA hike

Current DA is 34 percent

DA hikes were frozen for 18 months amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

government provided a one-time increase of 11 percent when it was restarted, taking the figure to 28 percent.

A 3 percent hike took the figure to 31 percent in October 2021, and it now stands at 34 percent.

With the latest hike expected to be 4 percent, this figure will reach 38 percent for central government employees.

A 4 percent hike in DA will bring a hike of Rs 8,640 per year for a basic salary of Rs 18,000

A 4 percent hike in DA will bring a hike of Rs 27,312 more per year for a basic salary of Rs 56,000.

Currently, central government employees with a basic salary of Rs 18,000 get Rs 6120 per month DA as per 34 percent figure.