DA hike for UP small scale industrial workers

Kanpur, Feb 3 (PTI) Monthly dearness allowance (DA) ofworkers engaged in 59 different small scale industries inUttar Pradesh has been increased, state labour commissionersaid here today.

The increase in the DA which is paid along with thebasic salary will range from Rs 154.41 to Rs 195.39 dependingon the category of workers, S R Meena said.

Skilled workers will be entitled to DA of Rs 1708.03in addition to the monthly salary of Rs 3,290, whilesemi-skilled workers will receive the DA of Rs 1538.78 inaddition to a salary of Rs 2,964, the commissioner said.

Workers belonging to unskilled category will beentitled to Rs 1,349.81 DA in addition to a monthly salary ofRs 2600, Meena said.

The revised DA will be paid for the period effectivefrom first October, 2010 till 31st March, 2011 following whichit will be revised.

Employees working in petrol pumps, dairies, automobilefactories, bakeries, flour mills, brik kilns, soapmanufacturing units, rubber, plywood, power loom and glassindustries, among others will benefit from the hike.

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