Government of the Sindh, Finance Department has issued the office memorandum on 10th July, 2020 in connection with grant of Adhoc relief allowance 2020 @ 10% BPS-1 To BPS-16 & 5% BPS-17 and above of basic pay to the civil employees of Sindh Govt.
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Government of Sindh has been pleased to sanctioned with effect from 1st July, 2020 and till further orders, an Adhoc Relief Allowance 2020 @ 10% BPS-1 To BPS-16 & 5% BPS-17 and above of basic pay to the civil employees of the Sindh Govt as well as contingent paid staff and contract employees employed against civil posts in Basic Pay Scales on standard terms and conditions of contract appointment.
The amount of Adhoc Relief Allowance 2020
i). will be subject to Income Tax
ii). will be admissible during leave and entire period of LPR except during extra ordinary leave (EOL)
iii). will not be treated as part of emoluments for the purpose of calculation pf Pension/gratuity and recovery of House Rent
iv). will not be admissible to the employees during the tenure of their posting/deputation abroad.
v). will be admissible to the employees on their repatriation from posting/deputation abroad at the rate and amount which would have been admissible to them had they not been posted abroad.
The term “Basic Pay” for the purpose of Adhoc Relief Allowance will also include the amount of the personal pay granted on account of annual increment beyond the maximum of the existing pay scales.
The above Adhoc Relief Allowance 2020 shall be accommodated within the budgetary allocation for the financial year 2020-21 by the respective Departments and no supplementary grants would be given on this account.