7th Pay Commission DA Hike Good News: Central employees and pensioners are waiting for the increase in dearness allowance. At the same time, the Odisha state government has given good news to its employees. The state government has increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) or Dearness Relief i.e. DR by 3 percent for employees and pensioners. With this, the dearness allowance/relief of the employees will increase from 31 percent to 34 percent now.
will also get arrears
This increase in DA/DR will be effective from January 1, 2022. According to the information given by the state government, the arrears of dearness allowance or dearness relief from January to August will also be paid separately. This means that the employees will also get arrears of 8 months. About four lakh employees and about 3.5 lakh pensioners will benefit from this decision of the state government.
Central government is also going to announce For your information, let us tell you that the central government is going to announce an increase in dearness allowance of employees and dearness relief to pensioners in this month.
This increase will be for the second half i.e. from July to September. However, no official statement has come from the central government regarding the increase in DA. Significantly, the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission are used for determining the monthly salary, pension, DA and DR rates of central government employees and pensioners.