Odisha govt announces 5% DA for employees

14/02/2020 at 11:46 AM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 14: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced 5 percent Dearness Allowance (DA) for the government employees with retrospective effect from January 1, 2020.

The move is likely to benefit nearly 3.5 lakh state government employees.

Odisha government on Thursday had announced to clear 10 percent arrears pending on account of retrospective implementation of 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations from 01.01.2016.

The state government had earlier decided to clear 100 percent arrears of pensioners and 40 percent of other employees during 2017-18 and 2018-19 financial years.

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