7th Pay Commission: Dearness allowance of lakhs of employees increased, salary will be available with 8 months arrears
Odisha government has given great news to its employees. Dearness allowance or dearness relief i.e. DR for the employees and pensioners of the state has been increased by 3 percent. After this decision, now the dearness allowance / relief of employees has increased from 31 percent to 34 percent.
will get arrears
This increase is effective from January 1, 2022. According to the statement issued by the state government, the arrears of dearness allowance or dearness relief from January to August will be paid separately.
It means to say that the employees will also get the arrears of 8 months. This decision of the state government will benefit four lakh employees and 3.5 lakh pensioners.
Central government will also announce
Let us tell you that the central government is also going to announce an increase in dearness allowance of employees and dearness relief to pensioners in this month. This increase will be for the second half i.e. from July to September.