Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued a Notification on 07-04-2021 in connection with English Teachers Advance Increments. The details are as under:
- I am directed to refer to the subject noted above and to state that Finance Department in term of Para 15(iii) of Finance Department’s letter No.FD.PC.2-1/63 dated 25.08.1983 and in the light of decision of Punjab Services Tribunal in Appeal No. 1545/2010 dated 04.10.2010 upheld by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of Pakistan in Civil Petition No.16 to 20-L/2011 dated 26.05.2011 allowed advance increments on acquiring the degree of M.A & M.Ed. English teacher to the extent of the appellants only.
- On the approval of Chief Minister, Punjab, the Standing Committee of Cabinet on Finance & development considered and approved a grant of advance increments to eligible English Teachers who have been recruited on the basis of qualification of B.A/B.Sc. & B.Ed. in light of the Punjab Service Tribunal Decision upheld by the Supreme Court of Pakistan and are at par with those mentioned in para-1 above.
- Moreover, o recovery, as well as re-fixation of pay, shall be made against those who are in receipt of such increments and correction may be made in case pay fixation has already been made against the provision of para-2 above. Needless to mention that the scheme of granting advance increments was discontinued w.e.f. 01.12.2001 vide Finance Department‘s policy letter No.FD.PC.2-1/2001 dated 22.10.2001.