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Uttar Pradesh: Govt All Set To Announce Bonus And DA For Employees Before Diwali

According to a senior official privy with the development, the proposal by the finance department of the Uttar Pradesh government has been sent to the chief minister’s office for CM Yogi Adityanath’s approval.

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Ahead of the festival of Diwali, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to announce bonus and four percent increase in the dearness allowance (DA) to all its employees. It has been reported that the increase in the DA will be effective for the pensioners too

According to a senior official privy with the development, the proposal by the finance department has been sent to the chief minister’s office for chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s approval.

“Yes, chief minister Yogi Adityanath has assured that the bonus and increase in the DA will be paid to the employees before Diwali. We request the state government to calculate the bonus taking the minimum wages of ₹18000 per month. The state government calculates the bonus to a maximum of ₹7000 only and 75 percent of the amount is deposited in the provident fund account of the employees,” said JN Tiwari, president, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Karmchari Samyukta Parishad.

There are nearly 14-16 lakh state government employees including teachers and nearly 12-13 lakh pensioners.

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