Punjab govt announces 10 percent DA for employees, pensioners
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government has announced to enhance the rate of dearness allowance (DA) payable to the State Government employees, Pensioners/ Family Pensioners from 54% to 64 % w.e.f. 1.1.2009 on the Central Govt. pattern.
An official spokesman of the Punjab Government said that amount of DA from 1.1.2009 to 30-4-2009 would be credited to the General Provident Fund Accounts of the employees and for the period from 1.5.2009 enhanced DA would be paid in cash.
In the case of Pensioners DA shall be paid in cash w.e.f from 1.1.2009, the spokesman added.