Election Commission approves 5 per cent interim relief to Punjab govt employees, pensioners

Updated On : 16 Feb , 2017 , 04:08 PM
Election Commission of India (Image: PTI)
Election Commission of India (Image: PTI)

The Election Commission has accorded formal approval to grant 5 per cent interim relief to the Punjab government employees and pensioners.

The state government had sought EC’s permission for grant of interim relief to employees and pensioners as Model Code of Conduct is in force, an official spokesperson of the Chief Electoral Office said.

The letter of approval has been sent to the Secretary, Expenditure, Finance Department for immediate necessary action, the spokesperson said.

First Published : Thursday, February 16, 2017 04:06 PM
Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. Available on Android and iOS.