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Odisha govt hikes DA of its employees by 3%

31/12/2021 at 6:51 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 31: The Odisha government on Friday announced the Dearness Allowance (DA) of its employees and Dearness Relief (TI) of its pensioners by 3 percent.

The government hiked the DA of the employees from 28 percent to 31 percent.

The hike will be effective retrospectively from July 1, 2021.

About 7.5 lakh government employees and pensioners will be benefited following the decision.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced release of 30 percent arrears from pay scale revision under 7th Pay Commission. About 4 lakh state government employees will get benefit following the move.

50 percent arrears pertaining to the pay revision have already been received by the employees earlier.

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