Government employees of Himachal Pradesh have received good news before the festivals. Dearness Allowance (DA) of state government employees has been increased by three percent.
Himachal government will soon issue orders for this. Employees were waiting for the increase in dearness allowance for a long time. The three percent increase in dearness allowance will increase the salary of employees.
3 percent increase in dearness allowance of employees
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has increased the dearness allowance of Forest Corporation employees by 3 percent. The proposal to give 3 percent dearness allowance to Forest Corporation employees from January 1, 2022 has been approved. While presiding over the 213th meeting of the Himachal Pradesh State Forest Development Corporation Board, the CM has also decided to regularize the services of the eligible employees of the corporation. Along with this, they will also be paid bonus.
You will get 18 months DA arrears
After the increase in dearness allowance, 18 months of arrears will also be given to the employees of Forest Department in Himachal Pradesh Government from January 1, 2022. Orders will be issued soon in this matter. Employees will be given the benefit of increased salary from the date of issue of the order. This arrears of 18 months can be given to the employees in installments.
Announcement of four percent increase in dearness allowance soon
At the same time, a four percent increase in dearness allowance of central employees can also be announced soon. Dearness allowance for the July half year can go up to 45 or 46 percent. At present DA is 42 percent. The government can announce this before Diwali.