Decision to deduct 362 rupees per month or 4350 rupees per year from the salaries of all Govt. employees under premium contribution for health insurance in view of providing treatment/health facility to government employees of Punjab province and their families.
The deduction will be made from January 1, 2024. The Punjab cabinet had presented the proposals in October 2023, but the implementation will be done from the new year i.e. w.e.f January 1, 2024.
In this regard, following notification has been issued by the specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department, Punjab dated October 2, 2023.
The content of this notification is given below;
Government of the Punjab,
Subject: Proposed Intervention For Long Term Financial Sustainability Of the Sehat Sahulat Program / Universal Health Insurance Program (Premium contribution for Health Insurance from all Government employees of the Punjab)
Kindly refer to this department’s earlier letter of even number dated 22.06.2023 regarding subject captioned above.
I am directed to refer to the following decision taken by the provincial Cabinet in its 18th meeting dated 21.06.2023:
"Premium contribution from all government employees of the Punjab. The Finance Department shall develop a mechanism for the deduction of family-based premium from all employees of the Government of the Punjab who are permanent residents of Punjab"
Therefore, it is requested to kindly develop a mechanism for the at source deduction of family -based premium, of Rs.4350/- per family per year or Rs. 362.5/-per family per month from all employees of the Government of the Punjab, who are permanent residents of Punjab in the light of decision of the provincial cabinet. It is, however, clarified that if the two members of a family are Government employees, then the deduction from monthly or annual salary of only one of the family members will be made.
Planning Officer (Dev-I)
Premium Contribution for Health Insurance of Govt. Employees in Punjab
صوبہ پنجاب کے سرکاری ملازمین اور انکے فیملی کو علاج معالجہ/صحت سہولت کے پیشِ نظر ہیلتھ انشورنس کے تحت انکی تنخواہوں سے ماہانہ 362 روپے یا سالانہ 4350 روپے کٹوتی کا فیصلہ۔ کٹوتی یکم جنوری سے کی جائے گی۔ پنجاب کابینہ نے تجاویز اکتوبر میں پیش کئے تھے تاہم عملدرآمد نئے سال سے کیا جائے گا۔
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