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Updated on: Monday, November 01, 2021, 06:59 PM IST

Punjab govt announces 11% hike in dearness allowance (DA) for all state govt employees

Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi made the announcement during a press conference in Chandigarh on Monday
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi  | Photo: ANI

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi | Photo: ANI

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The Punjab Government on Monday announced an 11% hike in the dearness allowance (DA) for the state government employees. Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi made the announcement during a press conference in Chandigarh on Monday.

“On the occasion of Diwali, I wanted to give a gift to the state govt employees. They would have never had such a gift till date. The employees were on strike even before I became the CM. I spoke with them this morning," CM Channi was quoted saying by ANI during the press conference.

“We discussed the gift, they who even gave me a commitment that they won't go on a strike, whatever might the situation be, as long as this govt is in power. They will sit and discuss the issue," he added.

(with agency inputs)

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Published on: Monday, November 01, 2021, 05:47 PM IST
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