12% DA hike for Punjab Government Employees
An additional 12% Dearness allowance has approved for the employees and pensioners of Punjab Government.
Even if it is delayed in order to uniquely identified that the announcement of dearness allowance by the State Government. Almost all state governments employees and pensioners got the news about the increasing of dearness allowance at par with Central Government employees. The Dearness allowance from 1.1.2006 has been enhanced in the unrevised (pre-revised) basic pay from the existing rate of 127% to 139%.
The enhaced payment to existing employees, arrears for the month of Jan to June would be credited to the GPF account of employees and from July will get with their regular salsries. In case of pensioners, arrear amount on account of increased dearness allowance would be paid in cash with effect from Jan, 2012, sources said.