Lucknow: The Yogi government has given a big gift to more than 27 lakh government employees and pensioners of Uttar Pradesh. The Yogi government has released the stalled Dearness Allowance to 15 lakh employees and more than 12 lakh pensioners in the state. For the last one and a half years, the wage hike of these employees has been stalled due to corona epidemic and they are not getting Dearness Allowance.
Recently, the Central Government has also announced a stalled Dearness Allowance to all Government employees. The UP government has since announced dearness allowance to its employees. The UP government had last year postponed the pay hike of government employees due to corona virus. Since then, these employees have been waiting for the salary to go up. Dearness Allowance of employees has been stalled in UP since January 2020.
Dearness Allowance for July, 2020 and January, 2021 after January has also not been given to the employees. The government said these employees will get Dearness Allowance thrice in the next 7 months. At the same time, annual increase in their salaries will also begin. It is being reported that employees may get Dearness Allowance at the rate of 11 per cent in July. With this, his salary is also likely to go up by 3 percent in July itself.