5 latest developments announced for government employees & pensioners
7th Pay Commission: Five latest developments announced by the government for government employees & pensioners
State government employees have been eagerly waiting for the announcement of Dearness Allowance (DA) their expectation was to get at least 4% DA for Jan-June 2020 period. But here are the 5 latest developments announced by the government for government employees and pensioners.
Announcement of 5% DA & DR:
Announcing the DA hike for the Gujarat state government employees and its retired employees, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that now after the 5% DA hike, Gujarat state government employees’ DA would become equivalent to the central government employees.
17% DA & DR:
Earlier Gujarat state government employees and pensioners were getting 12% DA and DR respectively, which would now become 17%, which is currently being given to the Central Government employees.
Implementation of announcements:
The 5% DA announced by the Gujarat Government will be effective from 1st July 2019 means the Gujarat State Government employees and pensioners will get six months arrears as well.
DA along with salary:
When January 2020 salary and pension will be credited to the employees account, will be added in it while the arrears will be given to the state government employees and pensioners in a phased manner.
Who all will benefit from this announcement?
This decision would help 5.11 lakh state government employees and near 4.5 lakh Gujarat Government pensioners. The Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat said that after the 5 per cent DA hike of state government employees and pensioners near Rs 1,821 crore pressure would come on the Gujarat Government exchequer.