Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued Notification on 26-07-2019 in connection with Further Clarification Time Scale Promotion Stagnant Posts Officers of BPS-16 and above. Summary is as under:
I am directed to refer to your b letter No. TM-1/1-1a/LHC.2018-19 dated 17-07-2019 on the subject noted above.
- The Finance Department has examined the queries raised in the letter referred to above which are hereby answered in an annotated format:
|Sr.#||Query / observation of the AG Punjab||Reply of the Finance Department|
|i.||It is to inform that a letter has been issued vide the above referred letter dated 10.07.2019 regarding explanation for grant or time scale promotion to officers of BS.16 and above. The para 5 of the letter prescribes that the eligible person shall simply apply to the concerned Accountant General Punjab / District Accounts Office, as the case may be, for grant of time scale promotion and get their pay slip issued in the higher scale w.e.f. 02.02.2019 without conducting any DPC, performance reports, disciplinary proceedings, issuance of formal order etc.||In case of officers, the advice referred to on para 5 of this Department`s letter of even number dated 10.07.2019 will be issued by the head of the attached department or, where there is no attached department, by the administrative department. Only those officers are authorized to approach your office or, as the case may be, the concerned District Accounts Offices who are advised to apply for issuance of the revised pay slips. This Advice may serve as orders for the time scale promotion. In case of officials in BS. 1 to BS. 15, mere entries by the concerned drawing and disbursing officer in the service books of the officials would suffice as already clarified vide para 2 (ii) of the Finance Department`s U.O. No. FD. PC. 39-14/77(PLIB)(APCA/08) (Provl) dated 09.08.2016.|
|ii.||As provided in para(i) of the Govt. of the Punjab, Finance Department policy letter No. No. FD.PC.40-12 /2017 dated 19.04.2019, the promotion is subject to the condition that “they possess good / satisfactory service record.” The Audit office maintains the service record of pay & allowances but record of litigation, inquiries, ACRs etc. is with the administrative.||As against serial number ‘I’ above.|
As regards condition of DPC, it has already been clarified vide para 2 (i) of the Finance Department`s U.O. No. FD. PC. 39-14/77(PLIV)(APCA/08) (Provl) dated 09.08.2016 read with letter No. FD.PC.39-14/77(Pt-IV) (APCA/2008) (Provl.) dated 04-01-2016,that time scale promotion is allowed without DPC. The above referred letters have already been implemented your office and the DAOs in the Punjab.
More details are available at the copy of the Notification of Further Clarification Time Scale Promotion Stagnant Posts Officers of BPS-16 and above.
Special thanks to:
Mr. Zahid Khan
Mr. Atif Naveed
Mr. Yawar Usman
Mr. Muhammad Nasir