Government of the Pakistan finance Division (Regulation Wing) Islamabad has issued Notification No. F.No.1(6)Imp/2000(Pt-II)-699 dated 21st July 2014 in connection with Grant of Advance Increments on Acquiring Higher Technical Qualification.
The references of the following are given in this Notification:
- Finance Division’s Clarification made to Auditor General of Pakistan vide letter No. F.1(48)Imp/94-1141 dated 22-01-1997. Copy attached)
- In pursuance of the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s order passed in Civil Petition No. 1409 of 2011 and FST’s order dated 15th June 2011 passed in appeal No. 59(R) CS/2011.
With reference to the above, it has been decided that the advance increments allowed under the following Notifications:
- Finance Division’s O.M No. F.1/7/Imp-II/87 dated 01-07-1987 read with O.M No. F.1(12)-Imp-II/91 dated 29-06-1991.
The Advance Increments are admissible prior to 01-12-2001 on acquiring/possessing higher technical as well as non-technical qualification irrespective of the fact whether the employee concerned is employed against a technical post or a non-technical post.
This decision will be effective with effect from the date of the Advance Increments were allowed.
According to the letter No. F.1(48)Imp/94-1141 dated 22-01-1997, I am directed to refer to your letter No.241/Reg-I/Adv.Inc/24-94/C/Vol-I dated 24-11-1996 on the subject cited above and to inform that the officials (BPS-11) who possessing or acquiring of Associate Engineer Diploma are entitled to Advance Increments on possessing/acquiring B.Tech (Hons), B.Sc (Engg) or M.Sc (Engg) in the relevant technology.