Haryana government has raised the dearness allowance given to its pensioners and family pensioners from 4 per cent to 5 per cent with effect from July 1, 2017.
The financial burden on account of enhanced rate of pension was estimated at Rs 5.60 crore approximately per month, an official release said here today.
The state government has also raised the rate of DA admissible to its employees, who continue to draw their pay according to pre-revised pay scale of 5th Pay Commission, from 264 per cent to 268 per cent with effect from July 1, 2017.
The enhanced DA of 4 per cent would be paid in cash.
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