September 30, 2011 admin

Punjab Government Approves Higher Pay Scale for Revenue Patwaris

Chandigarh (Bharat Sandesh News) – Punjab Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal today gave nod to grant a higher pay scale of Rs 10300-34800 plus Rs 3200 grade pay to the Revenue Patwaris with effect from November 1,2011. The Patwaris were earlier placed in the pay scale of Rs 5910-20200 plus Rs 1900 grade pay.
A decision to this effect was taken by Mr Badal during a meeting with the deputation of the Revenue Patwar Union led by its President Mr Nirmal Jeet Singh Bajwa here at Chief Minister’s residence this evening.
          Conceding the demand of the Revenue Patwar Union, Mr Badal also directed the Revenue department to give a four time hike in the allowances paid to the Patwaris. Consequently, now the Patwaris would get Rs 340 as their allowances.
Meanwhile, the deputation also pleaded that in view of the technical nature of their job and considering Rs 4550-7220 as a base grade, the Director Land Record, Punjab had already recommended an enhanced grade of Rs 10300-34800 to the Fifth Pay Commission.
Prominent amongst others who attended the meeting included Financial Commissioner (Revenue) Mr AR Talwar and Principal Secretary Finance Mr KBS Sidhu.

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