Punjab govt releases 6 pc DA for employees, pensioners
Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa today gave his nod to release 6 per cent dearness allowance (DA) with November salary or pension for the government employees and pensioners.
With the release of this DA installment, the state would touch 125 per cent from present 119 per cent of the basic pay/pension, Dhindsa, in a statement issued here, said.
In a relief to foreign settled retired employees, he said DA would continue with their pensions.
The government has decided to take back a letter stopping DA of pensioners who have acquired foreign citizenship, he added.
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