Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued Notification on 13-03-2019 in connection with Grant of Special Allowance @ 50% of Basic Pay Scales 2008 Plus Civil Secretariat Allowance @ 50% of Running Basic Pay Scales 2017. Detail is as under:
I am directed to refer to the subject cited above and to state that the Governor of the Punjab has been pleased to allow officers / officials, working in Punjab Civil Secretariat Departments and drawing their pay from the pay from the pay roll of Secretariat Departments, to draw either of the following allowance(s) whichever is higher:
- The cadre / department / post specific allowance;
- Special Allowance @ 50% of Basic Pay Scales, 2008 plus Civil Secretariat Allowance @ 50% of running Basic Pay Scales 2017.
2. Detail of cadre / Department / Post Specific Allowance is as under:
|SR.No.||Name of Allowance||Admissible to|
|1)||Special Allowance equal to 1/3rd of basic pay frozen on Basic Pay Scales, 2008||Non-academic staff (gazetted/non-gazetted)having their substantive postings in MPDD Department.|
|2)||Special Education Allowance @ 25% of basic pay frozen on Basic Pay scales, 2015.||Employees of Special Education Department.|
|3)||Special Allowance equal to one basic pay frozen on Basic Pay Scales, 2008.||Academic and Non-Academic staff of Special Education Institutions were originally allowed. However, the employees of Special Education Department working in Civil Secretariat and Directorate of Special Education are also drawing the same without any approval. On deduction, they approached judicial forum. The case is pending in the court.|
|4)||Special Budget Allowance||Composers, FD Rs.7000/- p.m. Programmers/System analyst, FD Rs.8000/- p.m.|
|5)||Special Allowance||District Attorney Rs.35,000/- p.m. Deputy District Attorney Rs.17,500/- p.m. Assistant District Attorney Rs.15,000/- p.m. Even when they are posted in Civil Secretariat|
3. In addition to above, it is clarified that no employee working in Punjab Civil Secretariat and drawing salary from the payroll of Secretariat Department is entitled to any cadre / department / post specific allowance in presence of Special Allowance 2009 plus Civil Secretariat Allowance.
Special thanks to Mr. Zahid Khan for sending the copy of the Notification of Grant of Special Allowance @ 50% of Basic Pay Scales 2008 Plus Civil Secretariat Allowance @ 50% of Running Basic Pay Scales 2017.