Odisha Govt Announces 3% Hike In DA For Its Employees From January

Bhubaneswar: In a Dussehra bonanza, the Odisha government announced 3% raise in dearness allowance (DA) of its employees on Monday.

Chief Miniter Naveen Patnaik approved the proposal to increase the DA from the present 31% of the basic pay to 34%, according to a release from chief minister’s office.

The government has also increased the TI of the pension of its retired employees by 3%. The hike for both employees and pensioners will come into effect retrospectively from January, 2022.

The government employees will get their increased salary from September along with the dues accrued from the hiked DA upto August. Around 4 lakh employees and 3.5 lakh pensioners of the government will benefit from the hike.

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