Published On: Mon, May 11th, 2015

Assam govt hikes DA by six per cent

Guwahati: The Assam government today announced an increase in the Dearness Allowance (DA) by six per cent for its employees effective from January 1, 2015.

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi

The enhanced DA would also be applicable to all state government employees, an official release from the Finance Ministry of Assam government said here.

The state government employees who were getting 107 per cent DA on their basic pay, would now go up to 113 per cent with this hike, the release added.

The hike in DA would come into force with retrospective effect from January 1 this year and the employees would avail the enhanced DA in their salary from this month.

TST

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