The hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for presidency workers and pensioners in Tamil Nadu could be superior by three months and it shall be carried out with impact from January 1, 2022, Chief Minister M Okay Stalin introduced within the state meeting on Tuesday.
Within the revised finances (2021-22), the rise in DA for workers and pensioners was introduced from April 1, 2022, CM Stalin stated.
Nonetheless, contemplating representations obtained from associations of presidency workers, the DA hike could be carried out for them and pensioners from January 1, 2022 regardless of critical fiscal constraints, the chief minister stated.
The transfer would profit 16 lakh authorities workers and pensioners and the development of the DA hike would entail a further expenditure of Rs 1,620 crore for 3 months and for a yr the expenditure shall be Rs 6,480 crore.
An office-bearer of a authorities workers affiliation stated that the DA is predicted to be raised on par with the Centre’s announcement of 11 per cent in sync with the observe up to now.
“Often, the state authorities declares the DA hike quickly after the Centre’s announcement. That is the primary time we’re witnessing such a state of affairs,” he instructed PTI.
The associations of presidency workers have been demanding an 11 per cent DA enhance.
Efficient July 1, 2021, the Centre had introduced an 11 per cent enhance (17 per cent to twenty-eight per cent) in DA and Dearness Aid to Central Authorities workers and pensioners respectively.
(With PTI Inputs)