Govt employees to get 14% hike in DA
The New Indian Express|December 29, 2021
CHIEF Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday allocated ₹8,894 crore towards a hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees and for the distribution of Pongal gift for Cand D category employees.

As per the chief minister's announcement, employees and pensioners eligible for DA will be getting a 14 per cent hike in the allowance, effective from January 1, 2022. This would cost the State Exchequer an additional 8,724 crore per annum.

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