7th Pay Commission: Punjab Gives 6 Per cent DA to Government Employees, Pensioners With Immediate Effect
Amarinder Singh (Photo Credit: ANI)

Chandigarh, February 8: The Punjab government on Friday announced six per cent dearness allowance (DA) to government employees and pensioners with effect from February 1, an official statement said.

The decision was taken by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at a Cabinet meeting here which will benefit nearly 3.25 lakh employees and three lakh pensioners. It will also entail an additional annual financial liability of Rs 720 crore to the state exchequer, a government statement said. 7th Pay Commission Diwali Bonanza: Odisha Hikes DA, DR by 2% for Government Employees, Teachers, Pensioners.