7 % DA increase for TN Govt Employees
The Government of Tamil Nadu has declared an additional Dearness allowance of 7% to its employees with effect from 1.1.2012. This was announced by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly to increase 7% of Dearness allowance to all State Government employees and Pensioners. It is informed that an office memorandum has also been published regarding the above subject today in the Tamil Nadu Government official website. It is decided that the enhanced payment of Dearness allowance will be made in cash with effect from 1.1.2012. It is estimated that this increase in Dearness allowance will benefit more than 18 lakh employees of Tamil Nadu Government, including Anganwadi employees, Sathunavu workers.