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Cabinet meeting to consider hike in dearness allowance postponed to next week

According to news displayed on NDTV website the meeting of the Union Cabinet, which was scheduled to consider a 7 per cent hike in dearness allowance has been put off to next week.
“The Cabinet, CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) and CCI (Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure) meetings scheduled for Friday, have been postponed,” an official announcement said.
Increasing DA from 65 per cent to 72 per cent to provide relief to 50 lakh central government employees and 30 lakh pensioners was on the agenda of the meeting. It is now likely to be taken up next week.

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