Assam Govt Hikes Dearness Allowance For Employees By 4%


New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday announced a 4 per cent additional Dearness Allowance for all the state government employees/All India Service Officers.

The DA increase will be effective from July 1, 2022.

” Happy to announce 4% additional Dearness Allowance for State Govt employees/All India Service Officers with effect from 1st July, 2022, payable with this month’s salary, CM Himanta Sarma tweeted, hoping that this “will add to the festive fervour”. Also extending my good wishes for an auspicious and happy Deepawali!” the CM tweeted.



This follows the Centre’s decision to revise upwards the DA of central government staff by 4 per cent to 38 per cent last month. The union government also hiked the dearness relief (DR) for pensioners with same percentage.

The DA hike for the central government staff will be effective from July 1, 2022. The government allocated Rs 12, 852 crore for the outlay against the DA hike for over 50 lakh government employees and about 62 lakh pensioners ahead of the festive season.

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