After the central government, now the Rajasthan government has also increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) of government employees and pensioners by four percent. Now the DA has increased from 38 to 42 percent. The Finance Department issued orders on Saturday to increase the DA of employees and pensioners. About eight lakh employees and four lakh pensioners of the state will get the benefit of the increased DA.
The increased DA will be counted from January 1. The da for three months from January to March will be deposited in the GPF accounts of the employees. From April, the increased DA will be available with salary. Workcharged employees will also get the benefit of increased DA. Let us tell you that after every six months, the DA of employees and pensioners is increased. As soon as the central government increases the DA, the state government has also been increasing the DA.
Cm Gehlot tweeted about the announcement and said that with this, the state government will bear about Rs 1640 crore annually. This decision will benefit about 8 lakh employees and 4.40 lakh pensioners. Apart from state employees and pensioners, the benefit of the increased Dearness Allowance will also be payable to panchayat samiti and zila parishad employees.
Let us tell you that earlier on October 30, it was announced to increase the Dearness Allowance by 4 percent. Under this, 38 percent Dearness Allowance was to be given to employees and pensioners from July 1, 2022. Prior to that, 34 percent DA was being received.
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