DA hiked to 136% for Haryana employees, pensioners

The Haryana government has raised the dearness allowance (DA) to 136 percent of the pay with effect from January 1, 2017, for its employees.

PTI| Updated: Apr 29, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
DA hiked to 136% for Haryana employees, pensioners

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has raised the dearness allowance (DA) to 136 percent of the pay with effect from January 1, 2017, for its employees.

"The Haryana government has decided that the rate of dearness allowance admissible to employees who continue to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay band/grade as per the 6th Pay Commission, has been enhanced from the existing rate of 132 percent to 136 percent of the pay with effect from January 1, 2017," an official spokesman said.

The additional installment of DA will be paid in cash to all such government employees with the salary for the month of April to be paid in May.

The payment of arrears of enhanced dearness allowance from January 2017 to March 2017 will be made in the month of May 2017, he added

In another notification, the government has decided that the rate of dearness allowance admissible to employees who continue to draw their pay as per the 5th Pay Commission, has been enhanced from the existing rate of 245 percent to 256 of the pay with effect from July 1, 2016 and existing rate of 256 percent to 264 percent of the pay with effect from January 1, 2017.

The additional installment of DA will be paid in cash to all such government employees with the salary for the month of April to be paid in May.

The payment of arrears of enhanced dearness allowance from July 2016 to March 2017 will be made in the month of May 2017, he added.