The Madhya Pradesh authorities on Monday introduced a hike within the Dearness Allowance (DA) for over 7.5 lakh authorities employees within the state, taking it to 34 per cent.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a press release mentioned the hike will put an extra burden of Rs 625 crore on the exchequer.
The authorities has determined to increase the DA of state employees to 34 per cent, which will likely be at par with the Central authorities. This will put an extra burden of Rs 625 crore on the exchequer, however it should profit over 7.5 lakh employees and enhance their lives, Chouhan mentioned.
The authorities employees had been getting 31 per cent DA after the state had hiked it by 11 per cent at one go the final time, he mentioned.
The enhanced DA will come to impact from the wage for the month of August, which the employees will obtain in September, the chief minister mentioned.
Pensioners will likely be given the profit of the DA hike after taking necessary concurrence from the neighbouring Chhattisgarh authorities, because it was earlier half of the undivided Madhya Pradesh, it was said.
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