The state employees have received a present from the government of Uttar Pradesh. The dearness allowance for state employees was increased by 3% under the Yogi Government. The information indicates that the state government will raise the rate of dearness allowance and dearness relief from 31% to 34% beginning on January 1, 2022. According to a tweet from the Chief Minister's Office, this hike will go into effect on January 1, 2022.
Yogi Govt announces hike in dearness allowance
The Yogi government started its second term by giving a sizable present to the public servants. This statement by the Yogi government will help 11.52 lakh retirees in Uttar Pradesh and 16 lakh government workers, teachers, and other personnel. Yogi, the state's chief minister, has agreed to raise the rate of dearness allowance and dearness relief from 31 percent to 34 percent as of January 2022, taking into account the larger interests of lakhs of employees and retirees. While retired employees, or pensioners, receive the benefit of dearness alleviation, current government employees receive dearness allowance. In accordance with the order, the enhanced pay and pension from July will be paid in August along with the arrears for a total of six months from January to June.
Finance Ministry receives the files from CM Yogi.
The document referring to the dearness allowance was forwarded by the Finance Department to the Chief Minister's Office on Friday morning. Following which Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister, issued an order. The Chief Minister also tweeted about this information. Yadavendra Mishra, the president of the UP Secretariat Association, and Omkar Nath Tiwari, the secretary, have thanked the chief minister for the DA decision.