Government of Pakistan Finance Division (Regulation Wing) has issued the Notification on 7 August, 2019 in the matter of Grant of 5% Adhoc Relief Allowance 2019 on Basic Pay to Executive and Supervisory Staff of Autonomous / Semi-Autonomous bodies, corporations etc. The detail of the letter is given below:
The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject noted above and to state that consequent upon grant of 5% Adhoc relief allowance on basic pay to the civil servants in BPS 1 to 16 and grant of 5% of basic pay to the civil servants in BPS 17 to 20 w.e.f. 01 July, 2019 vide Finance Division Office Memorandum No. F.1(3)imp/2019-700 dated 05-07-2019, it has, inter-alia, been decided that the grant of Adhoc Relief Allowance 2019 subject to existing conditions will also be applicable to the employees of Autonomous/ semi-Autonomous bodies and Corporations, which have adopted the Federal Government’s Pay scales Scheme In totality.
The above orders will, however, not be applicable to those Public Sector Corporations and Autonomous /Semi-Autonomous Bodies which have adopted different pay scales/allowances. In case of such organizations, the grant of Adhoc Relief Allowance 2019 subject to existing conditions will be allowed with the concurrence of Standing Committee of Finance Division on recommendations of the respective Board of Directors / Governors. The grant of Adhoc Relief Allowance 2019 will invariably be tagged with the financial position of the organization.
It is also clarified that Autonomous / Semi-Autonomous Bodies and Corporations, etc. will forward the cases of only executive supervisory staff with the recommendations of their respective Boards for concurrence of Finance Division to the grant of Adhoc Relief Allowance 2019 existing conditions w.e.f. 1-7-19 and subsequently, on the same analogy, this benefit will be allowed to the non-executive/non-supervisory staff of the Autonomous / Semi-Autonomous Bodies and Corporations with the approval of their Board of Director/Governors.
All Ministries/Divisions are requested to convey these Instructions to Autonomous / Semi-Autonomous Bodies and Corporations under their administrative control for taking further necessary action within the current financial year i.e. 2019-20.