Special Allowance DRA 2021 Punjab Govt

Special Allowance DRA 2021 Punjab Govt

Special Allowance 2021 Punjab GovtSpecial Allowance 2021 Punjab Govt

 

Special Allowance DRA 2021 Punjab Govt

GRANT OF SPECIAL ALLOWANCE – 2021 TO THE EMPLOYEES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB IN BS 1-19 WHO ARE NOT RECEIVING ANY CADRE/SERVICE-SPECIFIC ALLOWANCE.

I am directed to state that the Governor of the Punjab has been pleased to sanction Special Allowance – 2021 with effect from June 1st, 2021, and till further orders to the Civil Servants of the Punjab Government in BS-1 to BS-19 @ 25% of initial of Basic Pay Scales, 2017 and contract employees employed against the civil post in basic pay scale BS-1 to BS-19 subject to the following that the Allowance shall:-

i) be subject to Income Tax.
ii) be admissible during leave and the entire period of LPR except during extraordinary leave.
ii2) not be treated as part of emoluments for the purpose of calculation of pension/gratuity and recovery of House Rent.
iv) not be admissible to the employees during the tenure of their posting /deputation in Federal / Other Provincial Government including AJK & GB as well as deputation abroad.
v) be admissible to the employees on their repatriation from posting /deputation at the rate and amount which would have been admissible to them they had not proceeded on deputation.

Those employees who are drawing any type of cadre/service-specific allowance(s) are not entitled to the aforesaid Special Allowance. The subject allowance is only admissible to the employees who are drawing their pay in the relevant basic pay scale along with only the following allowances:-

i) House Rent Allowance
ii) Conveyance Allowance
iii) Medical Allowance

Adhoc Relief Allowance, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

Furthermore, the subject allowance is not admissible to the employees drawing lump-sum pay packages as well as employees of Autonomous Bodies, Special Institutions, and Companies.
4. The aforementioned allowance shall be paid in the Financial Year
2021-2022. Moreover, the concerned ODO, the Accountant General, Punjab, and the concerned District Account Officer, as the case may be, shall be responsible to ensure its payment to the eligible employees only. In case of overpayment to ineligible employees, these authorities and offices shall be held personally responsible even if any such recovery is effected against such wrong payment(s).

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