Govt notifies grant of 25% Disparity Reduction Allowance

Staff Reporter

The federal government on Wednesday notified the grant of a Disparity Reduction Allowance at the rate of 25 percent of the basic pay scales 2017, which would be effective from 1 March, 2021.

“This allowance shall be admissible to civil employees in BPS 1-19 of the Federal Government, (including employees of the Federal Secretariat and attached departments), who have never been allowed additional allowance/allowances equal to or more than 100% of the basic pay (whether frozen or not) or performance allowance,” a Finance Division notification said.

However, it clarified that the allowance would not be admissible to the employees of 58 organizations, who are drawing additional allowance(s) equal to or more than 100% of the basic pay.

These organizations include President/PM Secretariat, Federal Board of Revenue, Health personnel/ Health establishments, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), all Superior Courts, Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan, Islamabad Capital Territory Police, National Highways & Motorways Police, Islamabad Model Traffic Police, Airport Security Force, Civil Armed Forces, Intelligence Bureau, Inter Services Intelligence, Federal Investigation Agency, National Highways & Motorways Police, National Assembly, Senate Secretariat, Parliamentary Affairs Division, District Population Welfare Office, Clinical Regional Training Institute, Directorate General of Special Education, National Institute of Rehabilitative Medicines, National Institute of Special Education, Rehabilitation Centre for Children with Development Disorders Islamabad, National Council for Rehabilitation, National Braille Press Islamabad, Rehabilitation Unit Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment of Disabled persons lbd, National Mobility & Independence Training Centre, National Training Centre for Special Persons G-9/2 Islamabad, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment of Disabled persons SC-1 Ibd, Provision of Hostel facilities at NSEC VHC Islamabad, National Special Education Centre for PHC Islamabad, National Special Education Centre, National Library & Resource Centre Islamabad, National Trust for the Disabled, Central Health Establishment and its Field Offices, Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue.