Clarification Regarding Notification of Advance Increments Finance Department

Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued the official Notification letter on 18th December, 2019 in connection with clarification regarding notification of advance increments on the basis of higher qualification to the Secondary School Teachers (SSTs).


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I am directed to refer to your letter No. TM-1/1-1A/Part File/2019-20/545-550 dated 13-11-2019 on the subject cited above.

The case has been examined, Finance department observes as follows;

S.No

Query

Response of FD

I

What will be the fate for the entitlement of advance Increment in respect of SST Teachers possessing higher qualification prior to 01-12-2001 but were not allowed benefit of the advance Increments?

SST Teachers possessing higher qualification prior to 01-12-2001 are entitled for grant of Advance Increments In terms of this Department’s letter NO.FD,PR.12-6/2017, dated 09.10.2019

II

Whether the re-payment of Increments shall be made now to the employees whose increments have been deducted from their pay?

Yes, in the light of policy decision circulated vide No.FD.PR.12-6/2017, dated 09.10.2019

III

Whether all the cases in which the advance increments have been reduced at the time of their retirement shall be paid now and their pension cases shall be revised.

Yes, in the light of policy decision circulated vide No.FD.PR.12-6/2017, Dated 09.10.2019

IV

The above referred letter dated 09,10.2019 is meant for Secondary School Teachers, it may be guided whether the above decision will be Applicable on all other teachers e.g. EST, PTC etc, or only for SST teachers.

The letter No. FD.PR,12-6/2017, dated 09.10.2019 is applicable in case of SSTs only.

Clarification Regarding Notification of Advance Increments Finance Department

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