Tamilnadu Government Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa announced to increase of 7 per cent Dearness Allowance to TN State Government employees & Teachers with effect from 1.7.2012, similar to the recent Central Government Announcement. Also Chief Minister extended the benefit to pensioners & family pensioners.
This hike will be paid in cash with effect from July 1, 2012.
The additional expenditure would be Rs 1,443.50 crore annually on the exchequer, she said.
The move will benefit 18 lakh State Government Employees, Teachers, Pensioners & Family Pensioners
This DA hike will encourage the government staff to more effectively involve themselves in public service, she added