Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued Notification No. FD.SR-II/9-214/2013 dated 2nd April 2014 in connection with Clarification of Personal Allowance. The detail of the same is as under:
I am directed to refer to the subject cited above and to state that Finance Department is in receipt of certain references for having advice upon the admissibility of Personal Allowance (Increments already earned during the contract period).
The matter has been examined and it is clarified that Personal Allowance cannot be reduced and treated as part of the pay scales of the concerned civil servant till such time he holds the post. However upon fresh appointment, promotion, retirement and posting to another cadre post, the said allowance will be discontinued henceforth.