The Punjab Government has issued a 15% Special Allowance Notification 2022 on running Pay. So, the employees are happy with this notification. Because they announced an increase in running basic pay in 2017.
15% Special Allowance Notification 2022 on running Pay
However, the federal govt has issued a notification regarding the city reduction allowance in 2021 but on an initial basis. So, the federal employees will get this allowance with effect from 1st March 2021 on running basic pay. Similarly, the Gilgit Baltistan govt has issued such notification. So, they will get on running basically as federal employees. However other provincial govt could not follow federal instructions.
In other words, all employees of Punjab are happy this year because the government announced this increase in running the basic pay scale in 2017.
In addition, the govt of Punjab has issued this special allowance notification on an initial basic pay increase. Punjab employees are not feeling well with this notification of finance. Therefore, they are saying that there are terms and conditions difficult to understand.
In other words, the govt has written that the following allowances with basic pay may get this allowance.
- House Rent Allowance
- Medical Allowance account officers
- Conveyance Allowance
- Adhoc Relief Allowances 2016 to 2021
- AJK Budget 2021 and Salary Increase @25% Disparity Allowance
- Grant of Disparity Reduction Allowance Punjab Employees
This allowance has been approved only for the financial year 2021-2022 only. Similarly, it has been mentioned that all DDOs, account officers, and accountants in Punjab are responsible for ensuring payment to eligible employees.