Office of the Accountant General Sindh has issued Notification No. DAG/LEGAL/2015-16/CIRCULARS/30 dated 16-06-2016 in connection with Conveyance Allowance during Vacations.
According to this Notification, in compliance to orders of Hounourable Sindh Service Tribunal dated 23-12-2015 and 02-05-2016 regarding payment of conveyance allowance during summer/winter vacation to the employees of vacation departments. The Accountant General Sindh has been pleased to order for implementation of the above orders in letter and spirit. The operative part of the judgment dated 23-12-2015 is reproduced below:
“ It is held that the appellant and all the civil servants serving in vacation departments are allowed to receive the conveyance allowance during summer vacation and winter vacation. The vacation is a holiday and is not leave of any kind and the conveyance allowance during the vacation is not permitted to be deducted. The respondents are directed to pay the conveyance allowance to the appellant and all the employees of vacation departments who are entitled to the conveyance allowance during the summer and winter vacation.