Punjab Government has released 6% Additional Dearness Allowance (ADA) installment with effect from January 01, 2011 on the Central pattern to its employees and pensioners. According to a notification issued by the Punjab Government here Wednesday, with this decision present 45 percent dearness allowance would be increased to 51 percent on the basic pay w.e.f.1.1.2011
The government has also decided to pay the increased DA in cash w.e.f. 1.5.2011 whereas the arrears w.e.f.1.1.2011 to 30.4.2011 would be credited to their GPF Accounts. Retired Employees of Punjab Government would get the same in cash w.e.f. 01.01.2011.