'Gazette notification of 'One MLA - One Pension' approved by Governor': Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

The state government is expected to save around Rs 19.53 crore annually through the move.

PTIUpdated: Saturday, August 13, 2022, 02:19 PM IST
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Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann | Photo: PTI

The Punjab government has issued a notification giving pension to former MLAs only for one term following an assent by the Punjab governor to a Bill in this regard.

The Punjab Assembly had passed the Punjab State Legislature Members (Pension and Medical Facilities Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2022 on June 30.

Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann in a tweet on Saturday said, "I am very happy to inform Punjabis that the Governor has given his assent to One MLA-One Pension Bill. The government has issued a notification." The state government is expected to save around Rs 19.53 crore annually through the move.

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