DIWALI GIFT for these government employees - DA HIKE ANNOUNCED
Punjab state government employees have reasons to cheer, as the Punjab government hiked Dearness Allowance (DA) of its employees. The government's announcement came ahead of the bypolls to four Assembly constituencies in the state. The state government, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, has hiked DA for the employees by three percent. This will benefit all the state government employees. Central government also recently announced a hike in DA of its employees from 12 percent to 17 percent.