Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued the Notification on 9 August, 2019 in the matter of revision of emergency service structure on the analogy of Finance Department, Rescue 1122 computer personnel upgradation 2019. The details of the letter is given below:
Will the Section Officer (Civil Defence), Government of the Punjab, Home Department may kindly to his letter No. SO (CD)4-R-5/2019 dated 01.04.2019 on the subject noted above?
The case has been examined, it is observed that the Director General, Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) has up-graded 111-posts of Computer Personnel from BS-11 to BS-15 with revised designation as ‘Computer Operator’ vide order bearing No.322/2019(PES) dated 25.02.2019 issued by Director General, PES (Rescue 1122) on the basis of the possessed qualification by the incumbents taking into consideration to the circular letter bearing No. FD. PC.40-43/2017(E) dated 14.12.2018 issued by Finance Department.
It is stated in this regard that according to Finance Department’s circular letter mentioned above, the data entry operators / Computer Operators / KPO etc. who were recruited in BS-5,6,7,8,10,11 on the basis of qualification FA/ICS have been placed in BS-12 by enhancing / revising prescribed qualification to intermediate + MS Office / ICS (2nd Division) with 40 wpm speed on computer alongwith its re-designation as Junior Computer Operator w.e.f. 14-12-2018. However, it is pointed out that the computer personnel having higher qualification of BA / B.COM are not entitled to higher pay scale i-e. BS-15 according to said circular letter.
Finance Department further observes that although, the above circular letter is applicable only to Civil servants, however, if an institution / autonomous body etc. adopts it, then it should follow the true perspects of the circular letter.