New Delhi, October 21 (Agency)
The cabinet on Thursday approved three percent increase in dearness allowance and relief to central employees and pensioners. This will benefit 47.14 lakh employees and 68.62 lakh pensioners. Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur told reporters that this increase will be effective from July 1, 2021. After this increase, dearness allowance and relief has increased to 31 percent.
The Cabinet also approved the Pradhan Mantri Gatishakti National Master Plan for providing multi-layered connectivity.