Dearness allowance hike, DA hike: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday announced a dearness allowance (DA) hike, increasing the DA rate to 46 per cent of the basic salary to employees. UP CM also announced 30 days’ emoluments with a maximum limit of Rs 7,000 to all non-gazetted employees in the state.
In a post on X (formerly Twitter), UP CM said, “Dearness allowance at the rate of 46 per cent of the basic salary will be provided to all the state employees, aided educational and technical educational institutions, urban bodies, UGC employees, work-charged employees and pensioners who are contributing to the progress of Uttar Pradesh.”
उत्तर प्रदेश के उत्कर्ष में अपना योगदान कर रहे सभी राज्य कर्मचारियों, सहायता प्राप्त शिक्षण एवं प्राविधिक शिक्षण संस्थाओं, शहरी निकायों, UGC कर्मचारियों, कार्य प्रभारित कर्मचारियों तथा पेंशनरों को मूल वेतन के 46% की दर से महंगाई भत्ता प्रदान किया जाएगा।
इसी प्रकार, सभी राज्य…
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) November 6, 2023
He further added, “Similarly, it has been decided to provide bonus equal to 30 days’ emoluments (maximum limit Rs 7,000) to all state employees (non-gazetted)/work-charged employees, teachers, non-teaching staff and daily wage workers.”
#UPCM श्री @myogiadityanath जी ने उत्तर प्रदेश की समृद्धि में अपना बहुमूल्य योगदान देने वाले राज्य कर्मचारियों को दीपावली पर उपहार स्वरूप महंगाई भत्ते (DA) में 04% की बढ़ोतरी और बोनस देने की घोषणा की है।
इसके तहत, सभी राज्य कर्मचारियों, सहायता प्राप्त शिक्षण एवं प्राविधिक शिक्षण… pic.twitter.com/rgq2yMi0Y4
— Government of UP (@UPGovt) November 6, 2023
He also wished people of the state “Happy Diwali” in advance.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath second most popular politician on X
An Uttar Pradesh government spokesperson quoted hashtag tracking tool, Tweet Binder, to state that state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has emerged as one of the most popular figures in Indian politics on the X (formerly known as Twitter).
As per the latest report by Tweet Binder, in October after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the politician whose social media account garnered the most attention on platform X is Yogi Adityanath.
Tweet Binder compiled its report by analysing the number of posts made by users on X in India from October 1 to 31, said the spokesperson. According to this report, Prime Minister Modi’s social media account received the highest level of discussion on X in October.
Following closely behind, Yogi Adityanath emerged as the second most talked-about politician, the spokesperson said, citing the report.
In terms of overall engagement, only Prime Minister Modi, Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, and South actor Vijay are positioned ahead of Yogi. Yogi Adityanath has 2.65 crore followers on X.
(With Agency Inputs)