An order issued by Secretary Finance Department and reported by news agency GNS said that the government employees working in regular pay levels under 7th Pay Commission

The government employees and pensioners will get Dearness Allowance(DA) at a hiked rate of 38 percent

The term ‘Basic Pay’ in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed level in the pay matrix as per 7th Pay Commission recommendations,

a separate order of similar nature read that the arrears on account of additional installment of DA with effect from July shall be paid in cash to government pensioners