Additional DA for government employees

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet today sanctioned additional Dearness Allowance for Government employees with retrospective effect from July 1,2012. Briefing media after a cabinet meeting here, Minister for Information for Purblic relations Ms D K Aruna said, the additional DA sactioned by the government, would raise the cumulative rate of DA from 41.944 per cent to 47.936 per cent , an increase of 5.992 per cent in the revised pay scales-2010. The additional expenditure to the exchequer on account of additional DA Rs 1485.91 crores per annum, the Minister added.