DA Hike for Karnataka Government Employees
Karnataka Govt Employees gift at the Diwali Festival – 4.75% increase in DA.
After the announcement by Central Government and pensioners of a 5 percent increase in the DA, Karnataka State Government declared the same thing for its workers.
On Saturday (19 October 2019), Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa declared that the Dearness Allowance (DA) for workers would increase by another 4.75 percent as a Special Diwali Gift.
Under DA, the new rate will increase to 11.25% from 1 July 2019 at the present rate of 6.50 percent.
Both normal government and Zilla panchayat workers will qualify for the revised DA rates.
Pensioners would also qualify for the enhanced percentage of DA.
Also check: 5 Percent DA July 2019 Hike Order to Central Government employees