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Centre’s Diwali gift: Two per cent hike in DA of Employees

The cabinet headed by PM Modi also cleared Rs 500 crore for horticulture under the package assigned for the state of Jammu and Kashmir along with a package for apple-growers. A number of indirect benefits were also approved for allied sectors. It also approved setting up of a National Academic Depository as visualised under

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 27 Oct 2016 11:23 AM GMT

Centre’s Diwali gift: Two per cent hike in DA of Employees
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Centre’s Diwali gift: 2 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance of Employees
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New Delhi: The government on Thursday announced two percent hike in Dearness Allowance for central government employees and dearness relief of same percentage for pensioners. The finance minister Arun Jaitley announced after the cabinet meeting that the changes will be implemented with effect from July 2016.

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Other decisions:

  • The cabinet headed by PM Modi also cleared Rs 500 crore for horticulture under the package assigned for the state of Jammu and Kashmir along with a package for apple-growers.
  • A number of indirect benefits were also approved for allied sectors.
  • It also approved setting up of a National Academic Depository as visualised under the dream project of PM Modi, Digital India.

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Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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