Revision of Basic Pay Scales 2016-Removal of Anomalies

Government of Pakistan, Finance Division has issued Notification No. F.No.1 (10)Imp/2016-392 dated 17-05-2017 in connection with Revision of Basic Pay Scales 2016-Removal of Anomalies. Detail is as under:

The undersigned is directed to say that subsequent to the introduction of Basic Pay scales-2016 vide Finance Division`s O.M.No.F. 1(2) Imp/ 2016-333, dated 01-07-2016 certain anomalies were referred to the Anomaly Committee. The Committee examined these anomalies in detail and gave its recommendations. In the light of these recommendations, the following decision/clarification is issued for guidance/necessary action:

               Nature of Anomaly                 Decision/Clarification
General Anomaly in Pay Fixation

A number of cases have been received from the Ministries/Division/Department requesting therein to remove anomaly in fixation of pay. All the cases are identical. The Officers/officials are comparing their pay with different lower posts and pay scales groups or with those belonging to different service groups or cadres or the pay, of a junior employee drawing less pay, becomes equal to senior employee on introduction of BPS-2016.

These cases are not covered under the General Principal for Removal of Anomalies circulated by the Finance Division vide O.M.No.F. 1(11)Imp/ 2011- dated 22-09-2011 (Annexure-I) as the concerned officers/officials have compared their pay with the officers/ officials of other grades/cadres who maintain separate seniority in their own cadre/group, instead of the same scale/ cadre, service, group or line of promotion. It has been decided that all such cases should be settles in the light of the above referred General Principal.