No ban on payment of arrears to pensioners, Punjab govt

Punjab government on Friday clarified that the state government has not imposed any ban on payment of arrears of pension/family pensions/extra ordinary pension to the pensioners and has already implemented most of the recommendations of the 5th Punjab Pay Commission.
A Punjab government spokesperson said that it has been decided that the third installment of arrears of pension/family pension/extraordinary pension will be paid along with the pension for the month of May 2013. He said that all beneficiaries are liable to get the arrears.