The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh can soon give the gift of dearness allowance to the government employees of the state. After the decision of the Central Government to increase the Dearness Allowance , now the State Government can take a decision on it. At the same time, the government employees of the state are hopeful that after becoming the CM again in the state, Yogi Adityanath can increase the dearness allowance of the employees. At present, about 16 lakh employees and 12 lakh pensioners of the state can soon get the benefit of dearness allowance and dearness relief hike.
According to the information, after the decision of the Central Government to increase the dearness allowance, there has been increased activity in the Finance Department of the state regarding this. Because the state government can announce DA for the employees anytime. Therefore, the Finance Department has started its preparations. Although the state government has been claiming earlier that the state is short of funds. It is believed that the Yogi Adityanath government of the state can take a decision on this soon and DA can be paid in the salary of April which will be received in May.
Central government had increased DA by three percent
It is worth noting that while giving relief to the central employees, the Union Cabinet had decided to increase the DA of the employees. Three percent Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) have been announced by the Central Government for Central employees and pensioners. After which there is a preparation to increase it in UP also. In fact, in all the states of the country including UP, orders for increased DA and DR are given only after the orders of the Center. At the same time, according to the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission, after increasing the DA of three percent in the state, the DA and DR of the employees and pensioners will be 34, which is 31 percent at present.
An additional burden of one thousand crores will come on the state government
According to the information, if the state government increases the dearness allowance of government employees and pensioners by three percent, then there will be an additional burden of Rs 1000 crore annually on the government. It is worth noting that even before the elections, the Yogi Adityanath government of the state had re-implemented the facilities closed during the Corona period. Therefore, it is believed that after the formation of the government again in the state, Yogi Adityanath can soon announce dearness allowance for the governments.