dearness allowance

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  • He lead 127 days long strike of labor demanding dearness allowance in 1984.
  • Indian citizens may receive a basic salary or pension that is then supplemented by a housing or a dearness allowance, or both.
  • The Commission had suggested that dearness allowance should be converted into dearness pay every time the cost of living rises by 50% over the base level.
  • The Dearness Allowance was introduced following the second World War, and was then known as the "Dear Food Allowance".
  • Secondly, many states do not provide for dearness allowance, a safeguard against inflation and finally minimum wages are not linked to a cost of living index.
  • Dearness allowance paid to the workers was decreasing.
  • The report led to a 6% increase in dearness allowance for central govt employees from 16% to 22%.
  • Dearness Allowance is calculated as a percentage of an Indian citizen's basic salary to mitigate the impact of inflation on people.
  • Consumer Price Index is used in calculation of Dearness Allowance which forms an integral part of salary of a Government Employee.
  • The BEST trade unions also entered into an agreement with the management to refer the matter of revision of pay scales, dearness allowance, house rent allowance, leave travel assistance and various other allowances to a three-member Pay Revision Committee.
  • Beginning 1 January 1996, the Dearness Allowance is granted to compensate for price increases to which the revised pay scales relate.
  • The deduction shall be equal to the amount contributed by the assessee and/or by the employer, not exceeding 10% of his salary (basic+dearness allowance).
  • The Minimum Wages Act 1948 generally specifies minimum wage rates on a per day basis, and extends to the entire country and is revised within a period of not less than five years, however there is a provision to increase dearness allowance every two years.
  • The table below briefly shows if the states account for Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) that are linked and fixed according to a cost of living index (CPI in case of India), the range of minimum wages, and when these wages were last updated/revised.
  • On April 5, 2007 the BEST Workers' Union general secretary, Sharad Rao, threatened to launch an indefinite strike to protest the management's "delaying tactics in the implementation of interim dearness allowance" which was to come into force in April 2006.