Government of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Finance Department has issued Notification No. FD (SOSR-1) 2-123/2014 dated 21st February 2014 in connection with Grant of Premature Increment on Promotion within the same Scale.
According to this Notification one premature increment is admissible to the employees who are promoted to the higher scale while they are already drawing the pay of that higher post.
In pursuance of the Finance Division Regulation Wing, Islamabad Notification No. F.11 (30) R-2/2010-1150 dated 5th November 2012, regarding Premature Increment on Promotion within the Same Scale, the Competent Authority is pleased to allow 1x premature increment in the pay scales of the higher post in case of fixation of pay on promotion within the same pay scale in all cases of promotion to higher posts having the same Basic Pay Scales. It means the employees having the said promotion, now will be admissible to the following benefits:-
- One Advance Increment as Next Stage
- One Premature Increment
It means that the employees who are promoted within the same scale will now get two increments instead of one increment.
This Notification also removed the confusion of many employees who were in confusion that according to the Finance Division Notification, they will get only one increment. Now according to this notification they will get two increments.