The meeting of the Union Cabinet to be held on Wednesday i.e. today at 11 am has been cancelled. There were speculations that a decision could be taken in this meeting to reinstate Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) benefits of government employees.
Government employees were once again disappointed in the news of the expansion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet. The meeting of the Union Cabinet to be held on Wednesday i.e. today at 11 am has been cancelled. There were speculations that a decision could be taken in this meeting to reinstate the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) benefits of government employees.
Let us tell you that about a year ago, the dearness allowance of central employees was stopped after the havoc of Corona epidemic started. At the same time, gradually the situation is getting back to normal. In such a situation, it was believed that a big decision could be taken on this in the cabinet meeting today, but due to the cancellation of the meeting, the government employees have become disheartened.
The finance ministry had denied
Recently, a news was becoming increasingly viral on social media, in which it was being claimed that the central government has issued guidelines regarding the resumption of dearness allowance for government employees and dearness relief for central government pensioners from July. have been issued.
After this, the Finance Ministry had denied this news by tweeting. The ministry had said that a document regarding inflation of government employees is going viral on social media, in which it is being claimed that dearness relief will be given to government employees and central government pensioners from July 2021. The Government of India has not issued any such document yet.
Congress demanded restoration of allowance
The Congress party accused the central government of adopting a hostile attitude towards central government employees, army employees and pensioners with respect to the payment of Dearness Allowance (DA). Also demanded immediate payment of the outstanding amount.