Jaipur: The Ashok Gehlok government in Rajasthan has given a big gift to its employees and pensioners. The state government has decided to increase the dearness allowance by 4%.
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With this decision, now, the state government employees will enjoy 42 per cent DA instead of 38 per cent. In a tweet, Chief Minister Gehlot informed that a 4% increase in the dearness allowance of state employees has been approved as per central employees.
केंद्रीय कर्मचारियों के अनुरूप राज्य कर्मचारियों के महंगाई भत्ते में 4% की बढ़ोतरी को मंजूरी दी है। अब राज्य कर्मचारियों व पेंशनर्स को 1 जनवरी 2023 से 38% के स्थान पर 42% महंगाई भत्ता देय होगा। कर्मचारियों को संबल देने के लिए राज्य सरकार सालाना करीब 1640 करोड़ रूपए वहन करेगी।
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) March 25, 2023
The central government also increased the dearness allowance by 4 per cent on Friday.
Now, as per notification issued by the state finance department, from January 1, 2023, instead of 38%, Rajasthan government employees and pensioners will get 42% dearness allowance.
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This will cost Rs 1640 crore annually to the state exchequer. This decision will benefit about 8 lakh employees and 4.40 lakh pensioners. Apart from state employees and pensioners, the benefit will be applicable to Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad employees also.
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