Revision of Mobile Phone Policy 2016 by Cabinet Division

By   July 31, 2016

Government of Pakistan, Cabinet Secretariat, Cabinet Division O.M / Notification No .3(30)/T&M/2015-RA-IV dated 15-04-2016

The approval of the Prime Minister for payment of mobile charges as an allowance through salary to all entitled regular employees working in the Ministries/Divisions in BPS-17- 22 w.e.f. 01.04.2016 as detailed below:-

S.# Designation Mobile  Phone Ceiling Rs.
i. Member of National Security Council, Member of the Cabinet. 7,000/- p.m.
ii. Federal Secretary (BS-22) and equivalent. 6,000/- p.m.
iii. Additional Secretary (BS-21) and equivalent. 4,000/- p.m.
iv. Joint Secretary (BS-20) and equivalent. 1,000/- p.m.
v. Deputy Secretary (BS-19) and equivalent. 800/- p.m.
vi. Section Officer (BS17 & 18) and equivalent. 500/- p.m.

The above facility is subject to the following conditions:-

  • The reimbursement of mobile phone charges shall be stopped w.e.f. 01.04.2016.
  • The officer concerned will provide his cell number to the respective office so that he could be contacted.
  • No extra claim on mobile phone ceiling will be entertained.
  • No additional budget on this account shall be provided. The Ministries/Divisions shall meet the expenditure through re-appropriation from their savings.
  • The facility will be admissible during LPR/LFP; however, it will not be paid in case officer proceeds on leave without pay.
  • The other terms & conditions regarding provision of mobile sets shall continue to be admissible to the officers of BPS-21 & 22.

Special thanks to Mr. Muhammad Ayub from Islamabad for providing the copy of Office Memorandum dated 27-07-2016.


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