Rajasthan DA Hike: There is good news for the government employees and pensioners of Rajasthan who have been waiting for the increased dearness allowance for the last 6 months. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved the proposal to increase the dearness allowance of the employees. They will get this increased allowance from January 2023. According to the report, CM Gehlot approved this order for government employees working under the 5th Pay Commission and Rajasthan Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 1998.
DA increased by 412 percent
According to the associate website Zee Business, with this decision of Rajasthan Government (Rajasthan DA Hike), the rate of dearness allowance of pensioners and government employees in the state will increase from 396 percent to 412 percent. DA pensioners arrears from January 2023 to March 2023 will get cash, while it will be credited to the General Provident Fund account of government employees performing duty. The government claims that this decision will greatly benefit the pensioners and employees of the state.
Pay revision after 9 months
Let us inform that earlier in October 2022, the Rajasthan Government (Rajasthan DA Hike) had revised the rates of dearness allowance of government employees. At that time the DA was 381 per cent, which was increased to 396 per cent. After this, now it has been increased to 412 percent, the benefit of which is being considered for thousands of employees of the state.
Big news came from this state too
Along with the Government of Rajasthan (Rajasthan DA Hike), the Government of Chhattisgarh has also issued good news for its employees. The Bhupesh Baghel government of the state has increased the dearness allowance (DA) by 5 percent. With this, now it has increased to 38 percent, whereas earlier it was 33 percent. The government has reduced the eligibility period for getting full pension from 33 years to 30 years. Along with this, the period for availing VRS has been reduced from 20 years to 17 years. It is estimated that about 3 lakh 80 thousand laborers of the state will be benefited by these decisions.