Government of the Sindh, Finance Department has issued Notification No. FD(SR-IV)2-35/2014 dated 25-10-2017 in connection with Clarification Premature Increment, Annual Increment & Right of Option on Upgradation. Detail is as under:
I am directed to refer to the subject noted above, and to say that if premature increment is allowed on up-gradation with effect from 04.08.2016, then there is no provision for annual increment falling on 01.12.2016 due to period less than six months however, right of option is available under Rule-44 (a) of Sindh Civil Servant Rules Manual Vol-l for retaining pay of lower scale pay till obtaining annual increment i.e. 01.12.2016.