Pakistan Water and Development Authority, Finance Division (REC), WAPDA House, Lahore has already issued Office memorandum No. F.O (B&F) 10-142/Vol-18/2432-2582 dated 27-12-2004 in connection with clarification of Premature Increment on appointment to a higher post on contract basis.
According to this O.M, a question has been raised as to whether Wapda employees appointed to a higher post on contract basis are to be treated as promotees from the date of such appointment for the purpose of pay fixation or not?
It is clarified with the approval of the Member Finance that such employee may be treated at par with promotees for the purpose of pay fixation. These employees however lose the benefits in case of their reversion to their regular posts in low pay scales.