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Gujarat government has announced an increase in Dearness allowance of more than 9.61 lakh employees and pensioners by 2 per cent. The hike in dearness allowance will be given with retrospective effect of 1st July 2018. This was announced by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel at Gandhinagar this evening. Mr Patel informed that the increased salary would be paid from February along with the arrears since July last year.
This decision would put an additional annual burden of Rs. 771 crores on the state exchequer. AIR Ahmedabad correspondent reports that apart from state government employees and pensioners, employees of Panchayati Institutions will also get the benefit of this hike.
Gandhinagar, Jan 31 (UNI) Gujarat government on Thursday announced to increase the Dearness Allowance (DA) of more than 9.61 lakh employees and pensioners by 2 percent with retrospective effect of July 1, 2018.
With this the DA has been increased from 7 to 9%. DyCM cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel said that the increased salary would be paid from February month along with the arrears since July last year.
The Gujarat government has given a festival gift of sorts to over 8.20 lakh employees and pensioners of the state by taking a decision to increase their dearness allowance by 2% with retrospective effect of January 1, 2018.
DyCM cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel informed this before leaving for 8 days Japan visit today.
He said that the decision has put an additional burden of Rs 680 crores per annum on the state exchequer. ‘Around 4 lakh employees of state and Panchayat department and 4.25 lakh pensioners will benefit from it,’ he said. In the wake of the festive season the arrears part of the DA since January would be paid in cash in September to them.
The decision has come close on heels of the central government’s similar decision benefiting over 48 lakh employees and more than 62 lakh pensioners