The Punjab Government, which is in the news by continuously launching new schemes, has faced serious allegations this time. The salary of Government Employees has not come here yet. 6 days have passed in the month of September and till now the Bhagwant Mann Government of Punjab has not been able to pay the salaries of the employees for the month of August.
Due to this, discussion has started in Punjab that the state government is facing the problem of lack of funds. Generally, the salary of the previous month is paid to the government employees on the same date.
It is noteworthy that the employees of the Punjab Government have not received the salary for the month of August even after the 7th of September, whereas the salary usually comes till the first of the month. The employees are facing a lot of problems due to non-payment of salaries. On this, the President of Punjab Civil Secretariat Staff Association, Jaspreet Randhawa said that "the employees have raised the issue of salary with the higher authorities."
Dr. Rakesh Sharma, President of Employees Welfare Association (Health Department), Amritsar said that a memorandum is being sent to the government, we will wait till 10 o'clock otherwise the struggle will start.
Meanwhile, there is news that the Punjab government will borrow Rs 1000 crore from the Reserve Bank of India. On the other hand, Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema said that the salary has been released.