Srinagar, Oct 8 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Government tonight announced six percent additional Dearness allowance (DA) for its employees and Pensioners.
An official spokesman said work charge and whole time contingent employees will also get six percent DA of the basic pay.
The allowance has been allowed with effect from July 1, 2007.
By the sanctioning of six percent additional DA installment, the total revised Dearness rate will be now 41 percent.
Government has also sanctioned six percent additional installment of DA in favour of Pensioners with effect from July 1, 2007.
The Civil Secretariat Employees Union has hailed the decision of the government and expressed hope that their other demands will also be addressed soon.