The Captain Amarinder Singh government of Punjab ordered the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission from July 1, 2021. Its benefit will be given from January 1, 2016.
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The Punjab government has taken a big decision regarding the 6th Pay Commission. The Captain Amarinder Singh government has announced to accept all the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission. This decision of the government will benefit 5.4 lakh service and retired employees.
The Amarinder Singh government has ordered implementation of all the recommendations under the Sixth Pay Commission from July 1, 2021.
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The recommendations that have been made will come into effect from January 1, 2016. The Sixth Pay Commission of Punjab had recommended doubling the salary of state employees in May 2021. It was recommended to increase the minimum pay scale from 6950 to 18000. The Pay Commission was demanding its implementation from January 1, 2016.
A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that this decision of the government will increase the burden of 3500 crores on the exchequer on every year basis from 2016 onwards.
It is believed that after the implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission, there will be an average increase of 20 percent in the salary of state government employees and pensioners. This will be 2.59 times more than the recommendation of the Fifth Pay Commission.
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Under the recommendation of the Sixth Pay Commission, there was a demand to revise most of the allowances. The Pay Commission has demanded a substantial increase in pension and dearness allowance.
Apart from this, there has been a demand for fixing the medical allowance and doubling the retirement cum death gratuity.
The Pay Commission has demanded doubling of the medical allowance to Rs 1000 per month, which will be equal for both employees and pensioners. There has been a demand to increase the death cum retirement gratuity from 10 lakhs to 20 lakhs.