Haryana Government Increases Dearness Relief By 2% For Its Employees

The Haryana state government has raised the Dearness Relief on the pattern of the central government employees from existing 5 per cent to 7 per cent.

Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu on Friday announced 2 per cent hike in Dearness Relief (DR) for state government employees and pensioners, with effect from January 1, 2018.

The state government has raised the DR on the pattern of the central government employees from existing 5 per cent to 7 per cent.

While stating this here, Captain Abhimanyu said this enhancement would have an additional financial burden of about Rs. 161.51 crore on the state exchequer for 14 months from January 2018 to February 2019 in the financial year 2018-19.

Source: NDTV

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