Tamilnadu Government hikes 4% DA for government employees
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday announced a Dearness Allowance hike of four percent for government employees and pensioners effective from 1st January 2017. It would entail an approximate additional annual burden of Rs.986.77 crore to the state, he said in release in Chennai.
Following the hike in DA for Union government employees, Edappadi K. Palaniswami said government employees would get a hike ranging between Rs 244/-and Rs 3080, pensioners and family pensioners would get an increase from Rs 122 to Rs.1540.
He said the hike would also be applicable to municipal bodies, those working in State-aided educational institutions, teachers, village assistants, Anganwadi and nutritional meal programme staffers.
Arrears from January 2017 to April 2017 will be paid in May 2017 Salary.
This will benefit about 18 lakh TN Government employees & pensioners