The Punjab Pay Commission has recommended to implement the revised pay scales from January 1,2006. Recommendations relating to allowances to be implemented from the date of notification by the Governmen
The highlights of the Fifth Punjab Pay Commission’s Repot are enumerated below:
Pay Scales, Allowances and Pensions of Punjab Government employees revised. Average increase to be around 27%.The Retirement age for all employees to be 60.Implementation of the revised pay scales from January 1,2006. Recommendations relating to allowances to be implemented from the date of notification by the Government.Five distinct running pay bands with longer spans being recommended-one running band each for all categories in groups D,C and B and 2 running pay bands for Group ‘A’.
Each post has a distinct Grade Pay attached to it. Grade pay is linked to its seniority in the hierarchy.Total number of Pay Scales to remain 32, spread across five distinct running pay bands.Several categories of employees such as Teachers, Nurses, and Constabulary to get higher pay scales.A person stagnating at the maximum of any pay band for more than one year continuously to be placed in the immediate next higher pay band without any change in the grade pay.
Source : Punjabnewsline.com
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After submission of the report, the commission noticed some typographical mistakes at pages 85, 102, 159-162. The same has been corrected and forwarded to the Govt on 21.04.2009.
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Highlights of Fifth Pay Commission
- Salary of school teachers, headmasters, principals, nurses and constabulary raised.
- Dearness allowance hiked to 22 per cent.
- House rent allowance to range between 10 percent to 30 percent according to location.
- Employees allowed 10 days of leave for LTC.
- Education allowance of Rs 500 per child per month for two children.
- Fixed medical allowance raised to Rs 500 per month.
- Mobile allowance varying from Rs 100 to Rs 500 recommended for all employees.
- Non-Practicing allowance of 25 per cent of basic pay for ayurvedic, homoeopathic and veterinary doctors also.
- Officers on deputation as faculty members to training institutions to get 30% deputation allowance.
- Risk insurance to replace risk allowance.
- One increment recommended for Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees for limiting family size to two children; additional increment if employee has only two daughters.
- Ex-gratia to be increased from Rs1 lakh to Rs 3 lakhs in case of death in harness and from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 10 lakh for death while on duty.
- Payment of interest subsidy of 2 percent by the government on bank loans.
- Increase in entitlements on road travel, train and air travel.
- Interest-free marriage loan for daughters increased to Rs 50,000.