Government of the Punjab, Services & General Administration Department (Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund) has issued the official Notification letter on 9th January, 2020 in connection with decision of benevolent fund, marriage & funeral grant and scholarship.
I am directed to refer to the subject cited above and to intimate about the decisions of the Benevolent Fund Board during its meeting held on 06-01-2020:
(i). That amendment in the Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund Part-I & II (Disbursement) Rules, 1965 & 1966 regarding enhancement of rates of all grants vide notification No. BF-217/(Gazetted & Non-Gazetted)/217 (Part-I & II) dated 10-5-2019 may be withdrawn immediately with the approval of the Competent Authority and as regard for the monthly grant not paid as yet on enhanced rates said Notifications may be considered as withdrawn w.e.f. 10-5-2019.
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(ii). That under process applications of Marriage and Funeral Grants received upto 31-12-2019 may be disposed of as per the rates notified and prevailing at the time of occurrence of the Marriage and the Death.
(iii). That applications of Scholarship Grant for the year 2019-20 commencing from 01-01-2020 may be entertained at the previous rates subject to the findings of the committee.
Any further decision/direction in the subject matter will be conveyed as and when finalized accordingly.