15% DA for WB State Govt Employees w.e.f. 1.1.2018
The Chief Minister of West Bengal has announed today 15% of Dearness Allowance to State Government Employees and Pensioners from 1.1.2018.
Chief Minister also assured to make all efforts to clear remaining pending Dearness Allowance to State Employees and Pensioners within 2019 in the State Government Employees Federation meeting. The difference of DA percentage between Centre and State is 54%, now the percentage reduced and stands at 39%.
She said that extra 4500 crores will be needed to meet the expense of 15% Dearness Allowance. She also assured the hearing of pay commission to continue as usual.
Formal orders will be issued by the Finance Department soon!