State Govt. Announced Exciting News For Employees!!! Plans to Hike 16% of DA: After the announcement of the central Dearness Allowance (DA) hike, every state government has been announcing their DA and DR hike for their state government employees. As of now, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Bihar, Punjab, Jharkhand, Telangana, and others hiked their DA. Recently, the Uttar Pradesh state government has hiked the DA for their employees.
This hike will be applicable for the state employees who are getting salary in a 5th pay scale manner. The DA has been hiked by 16% and this will increase their DA to 412% from 396% of the basic pay. The Yogi government has given a big gift to their state employees. The report states that this comes into effect from January 1, 2023.
The DA has been hiked twice in a year (January and July) and this will assist the employees of government due to the inflation rates in the economy. Upon the announcement of the DA hike, over lakhs of UP government employees are become beneficiaries.