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Punjab govt releases 6 pc DA for employees, pensioners

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, October 21 2016. 22:22 IST
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