J&K Finance department through an order has raised the Dearness Allowance (DA) up to 7% for the government employees who are being paid salary under the 6th pay commission.

For employees receiving salary as per 6th pay commission, the rate of DA has been increased by 7%, as per the order, issued by the Financial Commissioner Vivek Bhardwaj.

The increased DA benefits come into effect from July 1, 2022.