It is intimated that the Finance Department, Government of the Punjab has issued notification regarding grant of utility allowance upon time scale personal upgradation from the basic pay scale (BS-19) to basic pay scale (BS-20). The case was referred to Chief Minister Punjab in order to obtain approval to grant allowance. Letter was issued to Additional Chief Secretary Punjab, Principal Secretary to Governor Punjab, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Punjab, the Chairman Chief Minister’s Inspection Team Lahore and all Administrative Secretaries to Government of the Punjab. Consequent upon approval by the Competent authority, Finance Department issued notification having detail mentioned below:-
In continuation of letter of this Department bearing N0.FD.SR.1/9-14/2002(P-I) dated 07-05-2019, the Competent Authority has been please to extend the facility of Utility Allowance at the rate of Rs.25000/- per month to those officers who are granted Time Scale Personal Upgradation in the light of Finance Department letter bearing No.FD.PC.40-12/2017 dated 19-04-2019 from BS-19 to BS-20 in accordance with the rates fixed for BS-19 as prescribed in above referred letter. All other terms and conditions regarding admissibility of the said allowance shall remain the same. A copy of the notification was sent to Accountant General Punjab Lahore to take necessary action accordingly.