Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench, Rawalpindi has given its decision on 03-06-2013 in favour of the FGEIs teachers in connection with up gradation and Time Scale Promotion.
It is added that the teachers of Federal Directorate of Education are already enjoying the Up-gradation and Time Scale Promotion Scheme. The summary of this decision is that:
In view of the Prime Minister’s Directions No. 2605 dated 17-02-2011 and keeping in view the order dated 29-09-2008 passed by the Federal Service Tribunal and the judgment dated 13-02-2012 passed in W.P No. 1826/2011, there are no reasons to form a different opinion than the one formed in the referred judgments. These writ petitioners are accepted. The respondents are directed to make the funds available and order the up gradation in the case of the petitioners which has so far been withheld on the pretext of the paucity of the funds wef 01-01-2011 the date when the same up gradation bestowed to those serving under the FDE, Islamabad keeping in view the time scale formula in case of the petitioners in the instant W.P No. 1622/2012 and to the other petitioners without the application of the time scale formula as it is not applicable in their case.
(A Post by Anwar Khokhar, Rawalpindi)