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Haryana govt revises dearness allowance

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 13:30

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has revised the rates for Dearness Allowance (DA) relief for its pensioners and family pensioners from 65 to 72 per cent with effect from July 1, 2012.

Finance Minister H S Chattha said the DA relief to pensioners and family pensioners would be admissible on the pattern of Union government.

The government would spend a sum of Rs 8.35 crore per month to give this increased DA relief, he said on Wednesday.
The minister said to provide the relief from July, 2012, to February, 2013 an additional amount of Rs 66.80 crore would be incurred, resulting in an additional annual burden of Rs 100.20 crore for the state exchequer.


First Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 13:30
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