Wednesday, 9 April 2014

PROTECTION OF PAY OF CONTRACT EMPLOYEES ON REGULARIZATION/APPOINTMENT ON REGULAR BASIS

Government of Pakistan
Finance Division
(Regulations Wing)
F. No. 7(9)R-I/2m2-                                                                  Islamabad, the 31st May, 2013
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject:  PROTECTION OF PAY OF CONTRACT EMPLOYEES ON REGULARIZATION/APPOINTMENT ON REGULAR BASIS
The undersigned is directed to say that the proposals for protection of pay last drawn by the contract employees on their regularization/appointment on regular basis are received in Finance division and considered/decided on case to case basis. The existing rules/orders on the subject do not provide for protection of pay of contract employees on their regularization. The Courts have held from time to time that the pay of contract employees on their regularization/appointment on regular basis should be protected. The matter has been examined in the light of Court's Judgments and it has been decided to issue general policy guidelines in this regard. Pay of a non-Gazetted contract employee on his regularization/appointment on regular basis will be protected subject to the following conditions:-


i)
That the contract appointment has been made on standard terms and conditions circulated by Establishment Division as amended for time to time.

ii)
That the contract employee has applied through proper channel and has been properly relieved by the appointing authority. This condition shall not apply in case of regularization on the same post.

iii)
That regularization/regular appointment has been made with the approval of competent authority.

iv)
That there is no break/interruption between contract service and regular service.

v)
That the service rendered on contract basis shall not qualify for pension/gratuity.

vi)
That in case of regular appointment in lower grade pay shall not be protected.
2.                                       Ministries/Divisions/Departments are authorized to protect/fix pay
in terms of above guidelines. Only those cases may be referred to Finance Division where some clarification or advice of Finance Division is required.

                                      Sd/-             
(Muhammad Bashir Zahid)
Accounts Officer(R-I)
Tele: 9245843
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CLARIFICATION REGARDING PROTECTION OF PAY OF CONTRACT EMPLOYEES ON REGULARIZATION/ APPOINTMENT ON REGULAR BASIS

Government of Pakistan
Finance Division
(Regulations Wing)

F. No. 7(9) R-I/2012-1388                                                           Islamabad, the 6th March, 2014

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: -   CLARIFICATION REGARDING PROTECTION OF PAY OF CONTRACT EMPLOYEES ON REGULARIZATION/ APPOINTMENT ON REGULAR BASIS.

                The undersigned is directed to refer to this Division's O.M. of even number dated 31st May, 2013 and state that AGPR, Islamabad and certain Ministries/Divisions/ Departments have raised certain queries for clarification which have been examined and clarified as under:-

S .No
Queries raised
Clarification
i.
Finance Division's O.M. dated 31th' May, 2013 does not contain effective date of implementation. From which date will it take effect.
The said O.M. will take effect from the date of its issue i.e. 31-05-2013.
ii.
Whether the pay of employees working on daily wages, short-term vacancies and on contract basis, regularized by the Cabinet Sub-Committee is protectable.
The pay of only those contract employees (Non-gazzetted), whose appointments have been made on standard terms and Conditions in BPS by the competent authority, is protectable.
iii.
Whether employees whose services were transferred from development to non-development side are entitled to pay protection.
Pay is protectable of those employees only whose contract appointment in development side was made in BPS-1 to15 on standard terms and conditions.
iv.
Whether the pay of contract employees on their regularization in lower grade is protectable or otherwise.
otherwise.
Finance Division's O.M. clearly states that in case of regular appointment in lower grade pay shall not be protected.
v.
Whether the contract employees of BPS-1 to 4 who were moved one scale up w.e.f.01-07-2007 are entitled to protection of pay on regularization.
Yes.
vi.
In case the pay protection is allowed w.e.f. 31-05-2013 to all back date cases, please clarify about the date of pay fixation regarding date of regularization or implementation of this policy and whether payment of arrear after 31-05-2013 payable or not.
As stated against (i) above.
vii.
Whether an employee working in. a Development Project on his appointment on regular basis in the Ministry, Division and Department is protectable.
As stated against (iii) above.
viii.
Whether the pay of an employee working on contract basis in the Provincial Government who later on joins a            regular  post in a Federal
Government is also protectable.
Yes, subject to conditions,  as stated against (ii) above.

Sd/-           
(Muhammad Bashir Zahid)
Accounts Officer(R-I)
All Ministries/Divisions/Departments

Friday, 13 July 2012

GRANT OF BPS-17 TO THE SUPERINTENDENT (BPS-16).

Case for grant of BPS-17 to the Superintendent (BPS-16) is under process in the Finance Division 

It is hoped that it will be decided in favor of Superintendents as proposed by the Establishment Division

Monday, 2 July 2012

GRANT OF ADHOC RELIEF ALLOWANCE-2012 @ 20% OF BASIC PAY TO THE CIVIL EMPLOYEES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.


Government of Pakistan
FINANCE DIVISION
(Regulations Wing)
FBC Building, Near State Bank of Pakistan
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F.No. 1(3) Imp/2012                                                  Islamabad, the 2nd July, 2012. 

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: -   GRANT OF ADHOC RELIEF ALLOWANCE-2012 @ 20% OF BASIC PAY TO THE CIVIL EMPLOYEES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

                    The President has been pleased to sanction with effect from 1st July, 2012 and till further orders an Adhoc Relief Allowance-2012 @ 20% of basic pay to all the civil employees of the Federal Government as well as the civilians paid from Defence Estimates including contingent paid staff and contract employees employed against civil posts in Basic Pay Scales on standard terms and conditions of contract appointment.

2.                The amount of this Adhoc Relief Allowance-2012:

i)       will be subject to Income Tax.

ii)     will be admissible during leave and entire period of LPR except during extraordinary leave.

iii)  will not be treated as part of emoluments for the purpose of calculation of Pension/gratuity and recovery of House Rent.

iv)    will not be admissible to the employees during the tenure of their posting/deputation abroad.

v)      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.

3.                The term “Basic pay” for the purpose of Adhoc Relief Allowance- 2012 will also include the amount of the personal pay granted on account of annual increment(s) beyond the maximum of the existing pay scales.

4.                The above Adhoc Relief Allowance-2012 shall be accommodated from within the budgetary allocation for the year 2012-2013 by the respective Ministries/Divisions/Departments and no supplementary grants would be given on this account.

                                                                                                                  Sd/-
(Muhammad Azam Awan)
Section Officer (Imp)
Ph: 9245869

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