Delhi govt hikes dearness allowance of its staff by 4 pc

Ahead of the Diwali festival, the Union Cabinet on September 28 increased the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief by 4 per cent effective July 1, 2022

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Ahead of Diwali, Delhi govt hikes dearness allowance of its staff by 4 percent (File)

New Delhi: The Delhi government has issued an order to increase the dearness allowance of its employees by 4 percent in accordance with the decision of the Central government.

Endorsing the revision of rates by the Centre, the finance department of the Delhi government has forwarded the details to its concerned departments and autonomous bodies, according to an official order.

Ahead of the Diwali festival, the Union Cabinet on September 28 increased the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief by 4 per cent effective July 1, 2022, benefiting 41.85 lakh central government employees and 69.76 lakh pensioners.

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