Lahore: Government of Punjab has approved the increase in the marriage grant of government servants of Punjab. Previously gazetted officer marriage grant was @Rs=25000 (twenty five thousand), now it will be @Rs=40000 (forty thousand). For Retired gazetted officer it is increased from @Rs=30000 (thirty thousand) to @Rs=40000 (forty thousand). For non gazetted officer it is increased from @Rs-6000 (six thousand) to @Rs=15000 (fifteen thousand), for retired non gazetted officers the amount is increased from @Rs=8000 (eight thousand) to @Rs=20000 (twenty thousand). These new rates of marriage grant will be applied from 2011.