DA Hike: Madhya Pradesh pronounces 4% hike in dearness allowance (DA)

Madhya Pradesh authorities determined to extend the Dearness Allowance (DA) of state authorities staff by 4 p.c which can deliver make it on par with the DA provided by the central authorities. 

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement to extend DA for state authorities staff at a mass marriage perform at Gillor village in Sehore district on Friday. 

The choice to extend the dearness allowance is being seen in reference to meeting elections scheduled within the state by year-end.

MP Authorities had additionally introduced to hike the DA for state authorities staff after a cupboard assembly on March 15. MP Residence Minister Narottam Mishra had knowledgeable that the allowance was hiked with retrospective impact from January 1,2023 and can put a further burden of 265 crore on the exchequer.   

Elections for 230 meeting seats in Madhya Pradesh will likely be performed by the year-end. Within the 2018 meeting elections, Congress fashioned the federal government within the state after rising as the one largest occasion with 114 seats whereas BJP got here at an in depth second with 109 seats.

Nonetheless, Kamal Nath-led Congress authorities collapsed in March 2020 after the revolt from MLAs loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia. Scindia and his supporters later joined the BJP which led to the saffron occasion coming again to its stronghold as soon as once more.

Lately, Odisha authorities additionally introduced a 4 per cent improve in DA for its 7.5 lakh staff and pensioners with retrospective impact from January 23. The DA for Odisha authorities staff has now been elevated to 42 per cent and will likely be mirrored within the June wage.

Final month, the Congress-led authorities in Karnataka additionally elevated the DA for its staff by 4 per cent with retrospective impact from 1 January 2023. The DA in Karnataka has been elevated from 31 per cent to 35 per cent.

(With inputs from businesses)


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Up to date: 24 Jun 2023, 12:47 PM IST