Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee after coming into the power for the second time, and after the first cabinet meeting at the secretariat, announced a 10% interim relief for all State Government Employees with effect from July, 2016.
All employees and Pension Holders of West Bengal Government including School Teachers, Employees of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) will get this benefit.
The interim relief will be 10% of Band Pay. Net impact for this interim relief will be Rs. 3,000 crore per year.
At present the difference of Dearness Allowance of State Govt. Employees with the Central Govt. Employees is 50%.