District secretary of All India BSNL Pensioners’ Welfare Association S. Ram Prasad on Saturday said there would be hike in DA in pay and pensions as per information provided at the recent meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Organisations. He said there would be benefit of 78.2 per cent DA in pay and pensions and pension anomaly of retired officials for the first nine months would be settled. The State union office had informed them that the orders would be issued by September 30.