Employees Salary Hike: Govt announced to increase the salary of these employees – see details


Aided Staff Salary Hike: Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema has approved the implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission for the employees of aided educational institutions.

This will benefit the employees working in the educational institutions of the state. He said that the administrative departments have been ordered to issue a notification to implement the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission for the employees of aided institutions and employees retired from aided schools.

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Financial data of three years will be examined

In a statement issued by the Finance Minister, it was said that the administrative departments will examine the financial data of the last three years of all the aided schools and colleges, so that correct information about their losses can be obtained and a detailed proposal can be sent stating the financial implications. He said, ‘After considering the proposal of the administrative departments, the Finance Department will give financial approval to these institutions.’ Recently, teachers had protested outside the house of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann demanding a salary hike.

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These people will get benefit

In a press note issued by the government, Cheema said that this decision of the government will benefit the employees of aided schools and colleges under the School Education, Technical Education and Industrial Training departments, non-teaching staff of these institutions under the Higher Education Department and retired employees of aided schools.

Earlier, the Bhagwant Mann government of Punjab had announced to increase the dearness allowance by 4 percent in December 2023. With this, the dearness allowance of government employees in the state increased from 34 percent to 38 percent. This increase was implemented from December 1, 2023. This has increased the burden of Rs 1100 crore on the government treasury.

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