Last Updated on June 18, 2022 by Galaxy World
According to the Copy of Budget Speech 2022 Punjab, there is a reasonable Salaries Increase for the employees. Punjab Government has also announced for pension and Salary increases Punjab Employees in Budget 2022-2023. The Punjab Government employees will get a lot from this Budget 2022-2023. Finance Minister Punjab, Mr, Awais Leghari announced in Budget Speech 2022-23 Punjab the following::
Budget Speech 2022 Punjab and Salaries Increase
As per the sources, the following Punjab Government has approved the Budget 2022-23 for employees, workers, and pensioners.
- 15% Increase as Adhoc Relief Allowance
- Disparity Reduction Allowance @ 15% of Basic Pay
- Increase in Pension @ 5% wef 1st July and 10% wef 1st April 2022, Total = 15% increase
- Minimum Wages Rates Rs. 25000/- per month instead of 20,000/- per month
Adhoc Relief Allowance 2022
The Punjab Government employees will get Adhoc Relief Allowance 2022 @ 15% of Basic Pay. Punjab Government employees will get this allowance with effect from 1st July 2022. The Finance Department will further clarify whether 15% Adhoc Relief Allowance 2022 on Pay Scales 2017 or new pay scales 2022. What the Punjab Govt clarify, it is a very good announcement for the Punjab Employees. They deserved this allowance as the prices of the daily use items are at their peak. This ARA-2021 will give some relief to the Punjab Government Employees.
Special / Disparity Reduction Allowance 2022 @ 15%
The Punjab Government employees are lucky enough to get Disparity Reduction Allowance (DRA-2022). Before this federal Government and Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Governments had granted their employees DRA-2022 @ 15% with effect from 1st March 2022. The Punjab Government employees were worried about the same. There was also a change of Government that delayed this allowance for the Punjab employees. Now, they have got this allowance. This will really decrease their financial hardships.
Increase in pension @ 5% + 10%
Punjab Government has approved a 5% increase in Pension in the Budget 2022-23 for the pensioners wef 1st July 2022. In the same way, 10% pension increase wef 1st April 2022. . If we look for the Federal pensioners, they have already got a 10% increase in pension with effect from 1st April 2022. However, Punjab Govt pensioners only got a 5% increase in Pension.
Minimum Wages Rates 2022 @ 25000/- Per Month
The Finance Minister Punjab approved minimum 25000/- monthly wages rates with effect from 1st July 2022. The laborers of the Punjab province earlier got Rs. 20000/- per month. This will give relief to the workers in Punjab to some extent but they need more salaries to increase.
Before this, Federal Employees and Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Government employees got Disparity Reduction Allowance 2022 @ 15% of running basic pay. Punjab employees were deprived of it. Now the Punjab Government has also announced the same for the employees.
On 10th June 2022, Federal Government announced for 15% Adhoc Relief Allowance and a 5% further increase in pension. In the same way, FG announced for merging of Adhoc Allowance to introduce Basic pay Scales 2022.