FINANCIAL BUDGET 2017-18 (Relief Measures for Government Employees & Pensioners)

By   May 26, 2017

According to Budget Speech by Finance Minister on 26th-May-2017 
Relief Measures for Government Employees and Pensioners 

Mr. Speaker,
I would now like to announce relief measures for the government employees and pensioners:

Adhoc Relief Allowance 10% with merger of adhoc relief allowance 2010
In the budget speech FY 2016-17 three allowances were merged. However, the 2008 adhoc relief allowance to the Army and the 2010 adhoc relief allowance for the civilians was not merged. There has been a consistent demand to merge these allowance. I am pleased to announce that it has been decided and give a 10% adhoc relief allowance on the merged salary to all civil and armed forces employees. For Armed Forces, Zarb-e-Azb allowance, that I have already discussed, would be in addition to this;

10% increase in pensions
10% increase is also being proposed in pensions;

Upto BPS-5 exempted house-rent charges at the rate of 5%
Up to BPS-5 employees are being exempted from paying house-rent charges at the rate of 5%;

Daily Allwance (DA) domestic –increased by 60%;
Daily allowance – domestic – is being increased by 60%;

Orderly allowance revised from 12 to 14 thousand
Orderly allowance is being revised from Rs.12,000 to Rs.14,000;

Dead Bodies transportation Rate Revised
Rate for transportation of dead bodies and local burial of are being revised from Rs.1,600 to Rs.4,800 and Rs.5,000 to Rs.15,000 respectively;

Constant attendant allowance (Armed Forces and CAF) increased
Constant attendant allowance admissible to Armed Forces and CAF is being increased from Rs.3,000 to Rs.7,000;

Different allowances for offices and sailors of Pakistan Navy
Different allowances for offices and sailors of Pakistan Navy are being revised including; hard-lying pay, compensation for batman, uniform allowance and ration allowance;

Design allowance 50% increased
Design allowance is being increased by 50%;

Pakistan Post Certain Rates of Allowances revised
For employees of Pakistan Post, certain rates of allowances are being revised;

Frontier Constabulary Allowance 8000 per month
The Jawans of the Frontier Constabulary are performing their duties all over Pakistan. In order to make their salary structure attractive it had been decided to allow them a Rs.8,000 per month fixed allowance. One-third of that allowance has been allowed w.e.f 1st March 2017; the one-third of it will be allowed from 1st July 2017 and the balance one-third from 1st July 2018;

The above measures are estimated to cost an additional Rs.125 billion. It should be remembered that additional amount in last year’s increase in salary and allowances was Rs.67 billion.

Minimum wage:
On the pattern of increase in the pay of Government employees the minimum wage of labour for their benefit is being increased from Rs.14,000 to Rs.15,000 per month.

View Revised Pay Scale 2017 Chart,
Download *.xlsx Pay Scale Sheet

Prepared by Mr. Ashraf , Lahore 

(Note:- this chart is not 100% accurate / authentic/ final) just for idea 

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