Grant of disparity reduction allowance at 25pc for government employees notified

Grant of disparity reduction allowance at 25pc for government employees notified

ISLAMABAD: The finance division has notified grant of disparity reduction allowance at 25 percent of the basic pay to the civil employees in BS-1-19 of the federal government.

Sources on Friday said that the finance division had issued a notification for the approval of the Federal Government for grant of Disparity Reduction Allowance at 25percent of the basic pay of Basic Pay Scales 2017 with effect from March 01, 2021.

This allowance shall be admissible to civil employees in BPS 1-19 of the Federal Government, (including employees of the Federal Secretariat and attached departments), who have never been allowed additional allowance/allowances equal to or more than 100 percent of the basic pay (whether frozen or not) or performance allowance subject to the following conditions:

a) This Allowance will not be admissible to the employees of the organizations as mentioned in Annexure-I and those employees who are drawing additional allowance/allowances equal to or more than 100 percent of the basic pay whether frozen or otherwise);

b) This allowance will be frozen at the level drawn on March 01, 2021

c) This Allowance will be subject to Income Tax;

d) This Allowance will be admissible during leave and entire period of L.P.R. except during extra ordinary leave;

e) This Allowance will not be treated as part of emoluments for the purpose of calculation of Pension/Gratuity and recovery of House Rent;

f) This Allowance will not be admissible to the employees during the tenure of their posting/deputation abroad;

g) This Allowance will be admissible to the employees on their repatriation from posting/deputation abroad at the rate and amount which would have been admissible to them, had they not been posted abroad;

h) This Allowance will be admissible during the period of suspension;

i) The term “Basic Pay” will also include the amount of Personal Pay granted on account of annual increment (s) beyond the maximum of the existing pay scales.

Annexure-I

Following is the List of organizations/Employees drawing Extra Allowances

1. President/ PM Secretariat

2. Federal Board of Revenue

3. Health personnel/ Health establishments

4. National Accountability Bureau (NAB)

5. All Superior Courts

6. Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan

7. Islamabad Capital Territory Police

8. National Highways & Motorways Police

9. Islamabad Model Traffic Police

10. Airport Security Force

11. Civil Armed Forces

12. Intelligence Bureau

13. Inter Services Intelligence

14. Federal Investigation Agency

15. National Highways & Motorways Police

16. National Assembly

17. Senate Secretariat

18. Parliamentary Affairs Division

19. District Population Welfare Office

20. Clinical Regional Training Institute

21. Directorate General of Special Education

22. National Institute of Rehabilitative Medicines

23. National Institute of Special Education

24. Rehabilitation Centre for Children with Development Disorders Islamabad

25. National Council for Rehabilitation

26. National Braille Press Islamabad

27. Rehabilitation Unit Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment of Disabled persons Islamabad

28. National Mobility & Independence Training Centre

29. National Training Centre for Special Persons G-9/2 Islamabad

30. Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment of Disabled persons SC-1 Islamabad

31. Provision of Hostel facilities at NSEC VHC Islamabad

32. National Special Education Centre for PHC Islamabad

33. National Special Education Centre

34. National Library & Resource Centre Islamabad

35. National Trust for the Disabled

36. Common Unit to Manage Global Fund

37. Federal Services Tribunal

38. Central Health Establishment and its Field Offices

39. Federal Tax Ombudsman

40. Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue

41. Customs Excise and Sales Tax Appellate Tribunal

42. Environmental Protection Tribunal

43. Accountability Courts

44. Special Judge (Customs Taxation & Anti Smuggling)

45. Special Judge (Central)

46. Banking Courts

47. Special Courts (Control of Narcotics Substance)

48. Special Court (Offence in Banks)

49. Special Court (Anti Terrorism)

50. Competition Appellate Tribunal

51. Intellectual Property Tribunal

52. Drug Courts

53. Anti Dumping Appellate Tribunal

54. Senior Civil Judge West Islamabad

55. Senior Civil Judge East Islamabad

56. District & Session Judge West Islamabad

57. District & Session Judge East Islamabad

58. The civilian employees of PAF who are drawing additional allowance as allowed vide Finance Division’s U.O. note bearing No.F.1(7)lmp/2009-705, dated 19-12-2012.

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