Seventh Pay Commission: Ahead of Diwali, a number of states, including Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Odisha, have suggested raising the dearness allowance for public servants. A 4% DA rise for employees has been announced by certain states, while a 3% DA increase has been announced by others. The move follows last week’s 4% DA rise for government employees by the Centre.
With effect from July 1, 2023, the Center’s decision increases the DA for central government workers from the existing 42% to 46%. Examine the list of states where employee deferral has grown.
Seventh Pay Commission Tamil Nadu Hikes Da By 4% Latest News
MK Stalin, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, promised a 4% pay increase for government employees beginning July 1, 2023. According to the state government, the change will benefit around 16 lakh state government employees, teachers, pensioners, and family pensioners.
The Tamil Nadu government increased DA for state government employees and retirees by 4% in May of this year. The DA was raised to 46% from 42% previously.
Odisha Pension Rules 2023
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik increased the dearness allowance for state employees by 4% last week. With this increase, the DA and DR have now risen to 46% from 42%. According to the state administration, the increased sum will be paid retroactively beginning July 1, 2023. In Odisha, the DA increase will benefit 4.5 lakh state government employees and 3.5 lakh pensioners.
Karnataka hikes DA by 3% pdf
Last Saturday, the Karnataka government increased the dearness allowance for state government employees by 3.75 percent. The state administration announced that the dearness allowance will be increased from 35% to 387.5%. The state government would spend an additional Rs 1,109 crore from the state exchequer as a result of the increase.
After receiving criticism from labour unions, the state administration raised the base pay by up to 17% in March of this year. The state subsequently announced the formation of a commission to investigate the viability of returning to the Old Pension Scheme (OPS).
Diwali Bonus for Railway Employees 2023 notification
More than 11.07 lakh non-gazetted employees of the national transporter would benefit from a bonus awarded to railway personnel by Union Minister Anurag Thakur, which is equivalent to 78 days’ salary. Track maintainers, loco pilots, train managers (guards), station masters, supervisors, technicians, technician helpers, pointsmen, ministerial staff, and other Group ‘C’ personnel would gain from the decision, he said, but RPF and RPSF employees will not.
Thakur estimates the cost to the government of paying the Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) to railway workers to be Rs 1,968.87 crore.”In recognition of the railway staff’s excellent performance, the Union government has approved the payment of a PLB of Rs 1,968.87 crore to 11,07,346 railway employees.”
“The railways performed admirably in the fiscal year 2022-2023.” “The railways loaded a record 1,509 million tonnes of cargo and carried nearly 6.5 billion (650 crore) passengers,” according to an official statement.