Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority has issued Notification No. FO(B&F)/10-126/Vol-37/1622-1721 dated 19-02-2014 in connection with clarification regarding Premature Increment on Upgradation of the Post.
Premature Increment on Upgradation of the Post
Finance Division has already issued its clarification regarding Premature Increment on Upgradation. But this notification covers more clarifications about the premature increment on the upgradation of the post of an employee. Some of these clarifications are not covered in the Finance Division Notification.There are 16 clarifications in this Notification. However some important clarifications in this Notification are as under:
An employee while he is working in BPS-15 by virtue of selection grade, his post was upgraded from BPS-11 to BPS-14, whether such employee is entitled for premature increment in BPS-15?
Yes, just like promotion where an employee is already drawing pay in pay scale higher than the pay scale of the post to which he is promoted.
Whether an employee who was already working in higher pay scale by virtue of TSU (Time Scale Upgradation) will be allowed two increments on upgradation of their posts in same scale, as two increments are eligible in case of promotion in the same scale?
No, only one premature increment is eligible on upgradation of such posts.
Whether premature increment is admissible on Time Scale Upgradation (TSU)?
No, premature increment is not admissible on TSU, being not upgraded the post.
The post of Junior Clerk was upgraded from BPS-05 to BPS-07 with effect from 1st July 2007, later on the incumbent was appointed to higher post against direct quota as stenographer grade-II in BPS-12 and further his post was upgraded from BPS-12 to BPS-14, whether such employee will be admissible for two premature increments i.e with effect from 1st July 2007 and 2nd with effect from 23-12-2011 or not?
Yes, provided that such an employee was Junior Clerk on the date of Upgradtion of the same post.