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PUNJAB GOVT. HIKED L.T.C.

& EARNED LEAVE ENCASHMENT , LAUNCHED MOBILE ALLOWANCE TO ALL CATEGORIES OF EMPLOYEES The Punjab Government announced bonanza for majority of employees 0n 03-10-2011, substantially enhancing their pay scales, allowing encashment of Earned Leave along with LTC, providing Mobile Allowance for every category of employees besides enhancing special allowance for certain categories of employees of Punjab Civil Secretariat. According to an official spokesman the Punjab Government has revised the pay scales of Clerks, Jr. Assistants, Steno-Typists and Jr. Scale Stenographers w.e.f 1st October 2011. The Clerks who were earlier in the pay band of 5910-20200 with grade pay of 1900 and initial pay of 7810 w.e.f 1-1-2006 have been put in the pay band of 5910-20200 + GP 2400 with initial pay of 9880 w.e.f 1-10-2011. Similarly, Jr. Assistants who were in the pay band of 5910-20200 with grade pay of 2800 and initial pay of 11170 w.e.f. 1-1-2006 have been put in the pay scale of 10300-34800 with grade pay of 3200 with initial pay of 13500. The spokesman clarified that the post of clerks in the cadre shall continue to be bifurcated into the posts of Clerks and Jr. Assistants in the ratio of 50:50 and the post of Jr. Assistant would continue to be filled up by placement to the extent of 100% out of clerks who have an experience of working for minimum 5 years in the cadre. The scales of Steno-Typist that was 5910-20200 with GP 2000 and initial pay of 8240 w.e.f 1-1-2006 has been revised to 5910-20200 + 2400 GP with initial pay of 9880 w.e.f. 1-10-2011. The pay scale of Jr. Scale stenographers that was 5910-20200 + 2800 GP with initial pay of 11170 w.e.f. 1-1-2006 has been revised to 10300-34800 + 3200 GP with initial pay of 13500.

Accepting the recommendations of 5th Punjab Pay Commission the Punjab Government has allowed Mobile Allowance to every category of employee. Group A employee would be allowed Rs. 500 , Group B Rs. 300 , Group C Rs. 150 and Group D Rs. 100 mobile allowance w.e.f 1-10-2011. The Spokesman said that accepting another recommendation of 5th Punjab Pay Commission, the State Government has allowed employees to encash 10 days' earned leave at the time of availing Leave Travel Concession after Block of 4 years. He said that the encashment of earned leave would be limited to the extent of 60 days during the entire service carrier and this encashed leave would not be deducted from maximum amount of earned leave encashable at the time of retirement. He said that encashment of earned leave would be admissible without any linkage to number and nature of leave availed for LTC. He said that where both Husband and wife were Government employees, encashment of leave would be admissible to both of them subject to maximum of 60 days for each spouse during entire service carrier. This was applicable for LTC availed after 1-102011. Enhancing the special allowance of certain categories of employees of Punjab Civil Secretariat, the Superintendent would get now Rs. 1200 per mensem, Private Secretary Rs.1200, Personal Assistant Rs. 600, Sr.Assistant Rs. 480, Jr. Auditor / Auditor Rs. 480, Sr. Scale Stenographer Rs. 480, Jr. Assistant Rs. 300, Jr. Scale Stenographer Rs. 300, Steno Typist Rs. 240 and Clerk Rs. 240. This allowance would be enhanced w.e.f 1-06-2011.

No.3/28/2011-4FPII/£/£ GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE (FIINANCE PERSONNEL-2 BRANCH) Dated, Chandigarh, the 3rd October, 2011 To All Heads of Departments, Commissioners of Divisions, Registrar, High Court of Punjab and Haryana, District and Sessions Judges and Deputy Commissioners in the State. Subject: Implementation of the recommendations of the Fifth Punjab Pay Commission —Grant of Mobile Phone Allowance. Sir, I am directed to invite a reference to the subject cited above and to say that after careful consideration of the recommendations of the Fifth Punjab Pay Commission, the Governor of Punjab is pleased to decide that the employees of the State Government shall be entitled to a fixed Mobile Phone Allowance at the rates mentioned below:Sr.No. Category of Employees 1. 2. 3. 4. Group-A Group-B Group-C Group-D Rate per mensem (in Rupees) 500 300 150 100

The grant of Mobile Phone allowance shall be subject to the following conditions:(a) The employees will have to provide mobile numbers on which their superior or general public can contact them for official work. These numbers can also be hosted on any Government website. (b) Those employees who are already entitled to Mobile Phone Facility may elect to retain the

same. In the case of such employees, the unutilized amount, if any, on their residential telephone will be allowed to be adjusted against their higher utilization of the mobile phone services. (c) The payment shall be made alongwith the salary of the employees. These orders shall be effective from the 1st October, 2011. Yours faithfully, (JASBIRKAUR) Under Secretary Finance

No. 1/16/2011-3FP2/ Q (7 GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE (FIINANCE PERSONNEL II BRANCH) Dated, Chandigarh, the 3rd October, 2011 All Heads of Departments, Commissioners of Divisions, Registrar, High Court of Punjab and Haryana, District and Sessions Judges and Deputy Commissioners in the State. Subject:Implementation of the recommendations of the Fifth Punjab Pay Commission - Encashment of earned leave along with Leave Travel Concession. Sir, I am directed to invite a reference to the subject cited above and to say that after careful consideration of the recommendations of the Fifth Punjab Pay Commission, the Governor of Punjab is pleased to decide that the State Government employees will be entitled to encash ten days' earned leave at the time of availing of Leave Travel Concession (L.T.C.) subject to the following conditions:(a) The encashment of earned leave shall be allowed only once during the relevant L.T.C. Block of four years. (b) The encashment of earned leave shall be limited to the extent of sixty days during the entire service career. (c)
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earned leave encashed shall not be deducted from the maximum amount of earned leave

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The encashment of earned leave shall be admissible without any linkage to the number of and the nature of leave availed for L.T.C. i e Where both husband and wife are Government employees, encashment of leave shall be admissible to both of them subject to a maximum of sixty days for each spouse during the entire service career. 4. These orders shall be effective from the 1st October, 2011. The benefit under these orders shall

be admissible only to those employees who proceed on L.T.C. journey on or after this date. The L.T.C. claims relating to the period prior to this date shall be regulated as per instructions applicable on the date of proceeding on journey. Yours faithfully, (JASBIR KAUR) Under Secretary Finance