GOOD NEWS FOR GOVT EMPLOYEES: DA Hiked By 3 Per Cent In THIS State For Govt Employees. Complete Details here
Good News for all the government employees of Odisha. The state government has decided to increase the Dearness Allowance by 3% for the employees on New Year 2022 under the 7th Pay commission. Soon this salary hike will be seen in other states too. This decision of Odisha state government came after Chattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh took the same decision.
All these 3 states have hiked the DA of employees by 3%. The new 7th pay commission DA has begun from July 1, 2022 and the central government has announced the DA hike to 31%. The Odisha state employees will enjoy the best of both worlds now. This decision by CM Naveen Patnaik will impact 7.5 lakh Odisha state government employees.
Along with the Dearness Allowance hike, the Odisha government has also approved 30% arrears to the employees under 7th pay commission. The employees will finally get the remaining 50% of their 2016-17 salaries. It will impact over 6 lakh state government employees of Odisha.
It is not only good news for the state employees but it is highly possible that the central government will give a 1% DA hike. According to different media reports, the Modi-led government will announce a DA hike of 1% for all its central government very soon. They are currently getting DA of 33%. Depending upon the inflation numbers the DA will be hiked to 1% more than before.
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