Published On: Tue, Apr 24th, 2018

Odisha announces hike in DA for employees

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today announced a hike in the dearness allowance (DA) for its employees to 7 percent, from 5 percent, with retrospective effect from January 1, 2018.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved hike in the dearness allowance for its employees to 7 percent with retrospective effect from January 1, 2018.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a proposal in this regard, an official release said.

Retired people drawing pension at the pre-revised rate will get two percent hike in dearness relief (DR), while those drawing pension at the revised rate will get 3 percent hike in DR, the release said.

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