Cabinet to meet today
Govt Employees Likely To Get 7% DA
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Oct 24: Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to announce 7 percent Dearness Allowance (DA) installment due from July this year for its employees.
Official sources said the decision to release DA installment is likely to be taken in a cabinet meeting to be held here tomorrow afternoon under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
This would be probably the last meeting of the council of ministers in Srinagar as the Civil Secretariat and other move offices will be closing in the summer capital on October 26.
The cabinet, according to sources, is likely to affect changes in police and civil administration at various levels.
It was reliably learn that Finance Ministry has forwarded a note to the cabinet seeking release of 7 percent DA installment in favour of the government employees and pensioners. If approved the employees will be getting the installment in cash from July this year, sources claimed.
“The installment will be paid in cash from July 1, 2012 to September 2012 alongwith the salary of October month”, sources said adding that the enhancement will be part of the monthly salary from the month of October 2012.
A similar provision has been proposed for the former government employees receiving monthly pension.
The cabinet may also accord sanction for Time Scale promotion to some retired KAS officers, sources said adding that proposal for regularization of promotion on ex-cadre basis of five officers as Special Secretaries was will also being taken up.
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