Directorate of Public Instructions (SE) Punjab Lahore has issued letter on 24-02-2020 in connection with Seeking Advice Regarding Time Scale Promotion / Time Scale Personal Upgradation to officers BPS-16 and above. Detail is as under:
It is submitted that government of the Punjab, Finance Department vide letter No. FD.PC 40-12/2017 dated 19.04.2019, has permitted for time scale promotion to the next higher scale to the officers/officials who completed 10 years service in their basic pay scales and have not been promoted due to a few number of posts in the upper tier. Subsequent clarification vide No. FD.PC 40-12/2017 dated 26.07.2019 has permitted Time Scale Promotion to those officers / officials who have promotion channel available to them. The operative para 2 ( v & viii) respectively are as:-
v- “Time scale promotion is admissible to officers/officials who have completed 10-years in a cadre in which promotion channel is available or on a stagnant post having no promotion channel and they have not join any other cadre or post”
viii- “It is further added that the benefit of Time Scale Promotion is to the extent of personal up-gradation only. Formal promotion in cases where promotion channel is available shall continue to be made in the prescribed manner. ”
You can read more details at the copy of the letter. Special thanks to Hafiz Muhammad Ramzan Sani for sending the copy of the letter of Seeking Advice Regarding Time Scale Promotion / Time Scale Personal Upgradation.