TN govt employees to get 4% hike in dearness allowance
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced a 4% hike in dearness allowance for its employees with effect from January 1, 2017.
A statement released by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said the DA increase would be for all government employees, teachers, panchayat employees as well as pensioners.
"A minimum hike of Rs 244 and a maximum hike of Rs 3,080 will be given to employees. Pensioners will get a minimum hike of Rs 122 and a maximum of Rs 1,540," said the chief minister.
The DA increase for the months of January, February, March and April will be pending as arrears. From May, the increase will be reflected in salary.
More than 18 lakh employees will get the DA hike.
Source:- The Times of India