7% increase of Dearness relief to Pensioners and Family Pensioners in Madhya Pradesh.
Following the Central Government directions, an another state government of Madhya Pradesh has announced to increase in Dearness Relief for its pensioners and family pensioners. The state government published an office memorandum regarding the hike of Dearness relief to pensioners, family pensioners and pensioner’s aged 80 years or above. The order said, 58% of Dearness relief to pensioners with effect from 1.4.2012 and the pension amount for the month of April will be paid in the month of May 2012.
Additionally, the hike shall be applicable in respect of state government employees who had drawn lump sum amount on absorption in PSU/Autonomous body/Board/Corporation etc,. Note that, earlier the state government had sanctioned 51% dearness relief with effect from 1.10.2011 on pension to their pensioners and family pensioners.