Jayalalitha orders DA for transport workers
One lakh employees of all eight government transport corporations in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha on Wednesday increased the Dearness Allowance of transport employees from 51 per cent to 58 per cent, with effect from 1.7.2011.
In October she had increased the Dearness allowance of Government employees, teachers and pensioners on a par with their Central Government employees. The arrear for the balance months would be paid in cash, she ordered.
In this move that will bring cheers to more than one lakh employees.
It would additionally cost Rs 9.15 crore annually to the exchequer.