Six pc DA Announced

Published: 13th May 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th May 2015 04:09 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Government employees and pensioners will be given 6 per cent dearness allowance before Onam, said Finance Minister K M Mani.

With this, the dearness allowance will become 86 pc of the basic pay. The increased DA will be effective from January 2015, the Minister informed

 With this, State Government employees and pensioners will get full DA benefits announced by the Union Government.

The state will have an additional financial liability of around `1,000 crore through this hike, the Finance Minister said. 

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