Bhubaneswar: Doling out Dusshera bonanza
for its employees, the Orissa government on Monday announced an
additional seven per cent dearness allowance, official sources
The state government employees who were availing 51
per cent of DA would get 58 per cent DA from the month of
July, 2011, they said.
The employees would get the 58 per cent DA in their
About five lakh government employees and over two lakh
pension holders would get the benefit from the new
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced this after an
official meeting with finance department officials.
Two days ago, Patnaik had announced doubling of
pension for freedom fighters.