7 per cent DA Hike to Punjab State Govt Employees.
The Punjab State Government announced 7% DA to Employees and Pensioners. DA now enhanced from 65% to 72% with effect from 1.07.2012. July and August Months enhanced DA will be deposited in to the General Provident Fund (GPF) accounts of employees, and DA arrears from September 2012 to October 2012 will be given in cash. From 1.11.2012 onwards, enhanced dearness allowance will be merged with the salaries. For Pensioners, total DA Arrears will be paid in cash with effect from 1st July, 2012.