Published On: Tue, Apr 26th, 2016

Jharkhand hikes DA by 6%

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das

Ranchi: Jharkhand government today increased the dearness allowance (DA) of its employees by six per cent.

The decision, which was taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, would be applied retrospectively from January 1 this year.

The cabinet also approved introducing Centre’s ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yozana’ in the state.

It also gave nod to setting up dialysis centres through public private partnership in Bokaro, Chaibasa, Dhanbad, Dumka, Gumla, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur and Palamau districts.


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