close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

7th Pay Commission latest news today: Money hike! These state government employees got special GIFT on Independence Day

7th Pay Commission latest news today: Amid celebrations of the 73rd Independence Day, the Himachal Pradesh Government has announced to increase the DA (Dearness Allowance) by 4 per cent for its state employees and pensioners.

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Aug 16, 2019, 03:51 PM IST

7th Pay Commission latest news today: Amid celebrations of the 73rd Independence Day, the Himachal Pradesh Government has announced to increase the DA (Dearness Allowance) by 4 per cent for its state employees and pensioners. Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur announced on Thursday that the state government is going to increase 4 per cent DA that would give relief against inflation to the state government employees and pensioners. Photo: Reuters

1/5

7th Pay Commission Independence Day Gift

7th Pay Commission Independence Day Gift

As the nation was celebrating 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, this news of DA hike came as an Independence Day gift from the Himachal CM to the state government employees and pensioners. Photo: Reuters

2/5

7th Pay Commission August 15 Celebration

7th Pay Commission August 15 Celebration

The state-level 73rd Independence Day function has held the Ridge in Shimla where the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur hoisted the national tricolour and took the salute from contingents of state police, Home Guards, NCC, scouts and guides, and NSS cadets, including school students. Photo: Reuters

3/5

7th Pay Commission Himachal Pradesh

7th Pay Commission Himachal Pradesh

The Chief Minister remembered the freedom fighters, who laid their lives in the freedom struggle and paid tributes to the founder of the state and first Chief Minister YS Parmar for laying a strong foundation for the future of state residents. Photo: Reuters

4/5

7th Pay Commission Himachal DA

7th Pay Commission Himachal DA

Himachal CM thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his affection towards the hill state. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state with the support of the Centre has succeeded in getting externally aided projects worth Rs 10,330 crore. He said that the fund is being used in the tourism development, agriculture, horticulture, water conservation and forestry sectors. Photo: Reuters

5/5

7th Pay Commission DA Increase

7th Pay Commission DA Increase

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister went on to add that the government was laying special emphasis on strengthening basic infrastructure and promoting industrialization with a view to making the state self-reliant. He also made a revelation that an investment of Rs 85,000 crore is targeted to be achieved and to date, MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) of Rs 38,000 crore had already been signed with a group of investors. Photo: Reuters