Government would have to bear burden of Rs. 10000 crore rupees in case deaness allowance of central government employees is merged and till the implementation of seventh pay commission report government will neither give interim relief nor merge dearness allowance in basic pay for central government employees. Central government has flatly refused to give two thousand interim relief to 34 lakhs of its employees. Chairman of seventh pay commission Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur has refused to oblige on this issue. He further reiterated that provision of giving interim or merger of dearness allowance hasn't been there in the terms of reference for seventh pay commission. Pay commission has asked representatives of employee union to move to dopt or Ministry for Finance for interim or da merger. Representatives of Joint Consultative Machinery then met the oflicials of DOPT and Ministry of Finance on the issue, but both department refused to give any assurance on these issues, rather assured JCM members that pay commission report will be implemented on time.