The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday approved the implementation of the revised pay scales w.e.f. January 01 ,2006 to its employees in wake of the recommendations of the 5th
The state government however didn't notify the amended grades which Pay Commission had revised after submitting the final report. The Pay Commission citing typing mistake had written to state government to implement the pay scales with certain amendments benefitting Teachers, Nursing Staff and Policmen.
A spokesman of the
The Commission has recommended huge financial benefits to about 3 lakh employees and 2.60 lakh pensioners imposing an additional expenditure of Rs. 2050 crores per annum for serving employees and Rs. 650 crores for pensioners. Recommendations of the Commission are estimated to cost Rs. 3450 crores for serving employees and Rs. 1350 crores for pensioners for payment of arrears. The cabinet has already approved the implementation of pay commission report.