Odisha government

Odisha govt declares to pay 5% DA hike from July 2019

7th Pay Commission news

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday declared to pay 5 per cent DA hike from July 2019.

Earlier, the state government had declared to pay 5 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) hike from January this year.

“The government have been pleased to release additional dose of DA at 5% enhancing the existing rate from 12% to 17% on the basic pay with effect from 1.07.2019 in favour of state government employees, covered under the ORSP Rule, 2017,” said an office memorandum of the Finance department.

The decision of the Naveen Patnaik government had disappointed the government employees, who demanded DA hike implementation from July 2019.

Now, the DA hike decision from July 2019 is well appreciated by the Odisha govt employees.