Punjab

Punjab implements ‘One MLA One Pension’ Act

By Shefali Kohli -- August 13, 2022 3:45 pm -- Updated:August 13, 2022 3:45 pm

Chandigarh, August 13: Keeping in view to strengthen the state economy and in a development to save taxes, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann implemented the ‘One MLA One Pension Act’ in the state.

The bill passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha on which Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit has gave a nod to the notification of ‘One MLA One Pension’ bill.

ਪੰਜਾਬ 'ਚ 'ਇਕ ਵਿਧਾਇਕ ਇਕ ਪੈਨਸ਼ਨ' ਲਾਗੂ, ਰਾਜਪਾਲ ਦੀ ਮਨਜ਼ੂਰੀ ਮਗਰੋਂ ਨੋਟੀਫਿਕੇਸ਼ਨ ਜਾਰੀ

Taking to his Twitter account, Bhagwant Mann 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."

Notably, 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.

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

ਪੰਜਾਬ 'ਚ 'ਇਕ ਵਿਧਾਇਕ ਇਕ ਪੈਨਸ਼ਨ' ਲਾਗੂ, ਰਾਜਪਾਲ ਦੀ ਮਨਜ਼ੂਰੀ ਮਗਰੋਂ ਨੋਟੀਫਿਕੇਸ਼ਨ ਜਾਰੀ

Meanwhile, the state government’s move is expected to save around Rs 19.53 crore per annum.

-PTC News

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