5% DA Hike For Odisha Govt Employees, Pensioners

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday announced a Dearness Allowance (DA) hike of five per cent for state government employees and pensioners.

It will be implemented with retrospective effect from January this year, said a release from the government.

A total of seven lakh people, including four lakh government employees and three lakh pensioners, would benefit from the decision, according to the release.