Assam govt raises dearness allowance

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 13:04

Guwahati: Assam government has raised the
Dearness Allowance (DA) of its employees from 51 to 58 per
cent with effect from July 1, 2011.
With this 7 per cent increase in DA, the total
increase during the year will be 13 per cent, an official
release said here today.

The additional monthly expenditure for the Government
will be to the tune of Rs 400 crore approximately for the
eight-month period from July 2011 to February 2012.

The enhanced DA will be paid with the current salary
bill from November onwards.
The arrears from 1st July to 31st October 2011 will be
paid to the employees in one instalment.


First Published: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 13:04
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