Rajasthan Government hikes 2 percent DA from July 2018
On the initiative of Chief Minister Mrs Vasundhara Raje, the State Government has increased the dearness allowance of employees and dearness relief rate of pensioners by 2%. This increase in dearness allowances and inflation relief will be effective from July 1, 2018. With this increase, about 8 lakh employees and 3.5 lakh pensioners will be benefited.
The State Government has decided to revise the dearness allowance and pensioners’ inflation rate as per the Central Government and pay 9 percent of the pension and pension. The increase of 2 percent dearness allowance will also be payable to the additional employees of the state employees, Panchayat Samiti, District Council employees and state pensioners.
The amount of increased dearness allowance of the month of July and August will be deposited in the general provident fund account of the concerned employees and cash payment of dearness allowance will be given on September 1, 2018. Payment of dearness allowances / dearness relief will be payable to the pensioners and the State employees appointed after January 1, 2004 thereafter.
With this increase, the state government will have additional financial burden of about Rs 547 crore in the current financial year.