J&K cabinet approves DA to employees



Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir cabinet on Monday cleared payment of revised Dearness Allowance (DA) to state government employees and state pensioners with effect from July 1, 2011.

A meeting of the cabinet, which met here under the chairmanship ofChief Minister Omar Abdullah, took the decision.

The cabinet also approved construction of 13 degree colleges against an amount of Rs 16713.33 crore (Rs 10432.97 lakhs for 8 PMRP colleges and Rs 6280.36 lakhs fro 5 state plan colleges through JKPCC).

The Cabinet approved re-employment of Basharat Ahmad Dhar as Managing Director, J&K State Power Development Corporation for a period of two years with effect from January 1, 2012.

PTI