Government employees of Himachal Pradesh have received good news before the festivals. The Dearness Allowance (DA) of state government employees has been increased by three percent.
Himachal government will issue orders for this soon. Employees were waiting for the increase in dearness allowance for a long time. The three percent increase in dearness allowance will increase the salary of employees.
3 percent increase in dearness allowance of employees
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has increased the dearness allowance of Forest Corporation employees by 3 percent. The proposal to give 3 percent dearness allowance to Forest Corporation employees from January 1, 2022 has been approved. While presiding over the 213th meeting of Himachal Pradesh State Forest Development Corporation Board, the CM has also decided to regularize the service of eligible employees of the corporation. Along with this, they will also be paid bonus.
You will get 18 months DA arrears
After the increase in dearness allowance from January 1, 2022, 18 months’ arrears will also be given to the forest department employees in the Himachal Pradesh government. Orders will be issued soon in this matter. Employees will be given the benefit of increased salary from the date of issue of the order. This 18 months arrears can be given to the employees in installments.
Announcement of four percent increase in dearness allowance soon
At the same time, a four percent increase in dearness allowance of central employees can also be announced soon. For the July half year, dearness allowance can go up to 45 or 46 percent. Currently DA is 42 percent. The government can announce it before Diwali.