New Year gift from the government of Gujarat: a 5% rise in the DA for government employees

5% DA Hike – 2020

In a New Year gift for more than nine lakh state government employees and retirees, on Wednesday the Gujarat government increased the dearness allowance (DA) by five percent. DA for Gujarat government employees

According to Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in Gandhinagar, the DA would be 17 percent on par with Central Government employees.

From July 1, 2019, Patel said, the hike will take effect retrospectively.

The salary of this month Jan 2020 will be paid with a new DA, past month’s arrears will be paid in a phased manner, “said the deputy CM

Every year, he said, the hike will put an additional burden of Rs 1,821 crore on the state exchequer.

Inputs from PTI

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