DA hiked for employees drawing salary as per 5th, 6th pay commission


Jammu & Kashmir:Finance Department has hiked the dearness allowance of State Government employees who continue to draw their pay as per the 5th or 6th Central Pay Commission.

State government employees continuing to draw their pay as per 5th Central Pay Commission would be paid Dearness Allowance with hike for January 2019.

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The existing rate is 284 percent of basic pay while revised rate is 295 percent of Basic Pay with effect from January 2019.

As per order, the arrears on account of additional instalment from January to June 2019 shall be paid in cash in July 2019 and from July onwards the DA would be part of the monthly salary.

The payment of Dearness Allowance involving a fraction of 50 paisa and above shall be rounded to the next higher rupee and the fraction of less than 50 paisa shall be ignored.