Punjab government to release the arrears to its employees

Punjab government has been working on the modalities to release the arrears to its employees after implementing the pay commission report.

Punjab finance Minster Manpreet Singh Badal on Wednesday night hinted that arrears will be given to state employees in next fiscal year.

He was interacting with media after presiding over the golden jubilee celebrations of Our Lady of Fatima. He said that even though we have implementing the pay commission report from August 1, this year.

To give arrears of 43 months of pay difference we have waiting report of our expert committee which was formed after the pay commission report, he added. The 5th pay commission has recommended the 27 % pay hike of Punjab employees from January 1, 2006.

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