DA hike for Gujarat govt employees, pensioners
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Monday announced a three percent hike in the dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees under the 7th Pay Commission, with retrospective effect from January 1, 2022.
Speaking after hoisting the national flag at Modasa in Aravalli district during a state-level function to mark the country’s 76th Independence Day, chief minister Patel said that the dearness allowance hike will benefit some 9.38 lakh employees of the Gujarat government, panchayat service and pensioners.
With this, the Gujarat government’s financial burden will go up by about ₹1,400 crore annually
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