Chandigarh: Haryana government today enhanced
the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable to its employees
from existing 35 per cent to 45 per cent, a decision that
would cost the exchequer Rs 576 crore per year.
The DA would be given in cash with effect from July 1 this
year, an official spokesman said here today.
He said the 10 per cent increase had been made in DA on
the pattern of Government of India employees.
He said the grant of higher DA would entail a burden of Rs
576 crore on state exchequer annually. During the current
financial year, the liabilities from July, 2010, to February,
2011, would be of Rs 384 crore, he added.