The employees whose pay scale has been revised on January 1, 2006, would now get 27 per cent DA in place of existing 22 per cent from this month, they said. However, the employees, whose pay scales have not been revised since January, 2006 would now get 64 per cent DA in place of the existing 54 per cent, they said.
A government order in this regard has been issued, they said.
The pensioners would also be benefited by the new decision of the government. They would now get five per cent increased DA from this month at 27 per cent DA.
Source : PTI
Assam will implement pay commission report in current year.
The Assam government will implement the recommendations of the sixth state pay commission report, which revised the pay-scale of its employees within the current year.
After receiving the report from commission chairman Bhaskar Barua here yesterday, chief minister Tarun Gogoi told reporters today, "we have already provided Rs3,382 crore, of the additional cost of Rs4500 crore".
"We will manage the around Rs1200 crore gap...The effect to the recommendations will be given by the cabinet within two months", Gogoi said.
"The procedure needs to be followed for fixation of pay that has been now been recommended in five broad bands instead of the existing individual pay slabs", he added.
The chief minister said the pay scales were in line with the government's recent decision to grant salary on par with those working in central government offices.