Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra has called on for the release of the impending layers of the Dearness Allowance (DA) for the employees under the Punjab Government

Dearness AllowanceJalandhar October 10 (Jaswinder Azad)- Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra, Principal Lyallpur Khalsa College Jalandhar and President of the College Principals Association has called on for the release of the impending layers of the Dearness Allowance (DA) for the employees under the Punjab Government. Dr. Samra called on for the same release on the line of the DA announced by the Union Government on the festive season. Principal Dr. Samra recalled the 15 % of the same allowance that has been pending ever since January 2018 whilst also recalling the government’s welcomed step towards regularizing the services of assistant professors on contractual basis in government aided colleges of Punjab after the completion of their 3 year probation period. Dr. Samra called on for more such decisions on behalf of the Punjab Government as an imperative step towards making Punjab as the leading state in terms of higher education. He also highlighted the role played by the College Principals Association on such issues of public welfare and vowed to continue such efforts in the near future. Dr. Samra concluded his thoughts on the matter by calling for the implementation of the 7th pay commission and the release of Dearness Allowance on priority basis which would duly contribute to the creation of a progressive nation.

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