Sindh Social Security Institution (SESSI) has allowed its employees’ private hospital panel at Karachi, Kotri, Hyderabad and Sukkur, while Heart and Cancer patients would be admitted through a SESSI letter.
In an office order issued following the caretaker minister for labour and human resources Simon John Daniel approval of staff union ( CBA) charter of demand on last Friday at a staff union ceremony at SESSI office. SESSI office order issued by Muhammad Zahid Butt Director Administration for SESSI Commissioner stated that it will apply to the employees from BS-1 To BS-15 including BS-16 (Non-gazetted ) with effect from 1st July 2017.
As per the order, 12 employees will be sent for performing Hajj from (06 administration side and 06 medical sides), while 6 employees (3 Hindus and 3 Christian) will be sent to their holy places in Pakistan once in a year and Rs. 30000 would be disbursed to them each.
The order further said that the children education allowance has been enhanced from Rs1,000 to Rs1,300 per month and 30 scholarships have been granted with Rs. 1500 for primary, Rs. 2500 for secondary and Rs. 5000 for higher education per month. It added that utility allowance has also been increased from Rs1,000 to Rs 1,300 per month.
Conveyance allowance has been enhanced at a rate of 20 percent and BS-1-to BS- 4 from existing RS2,300 to Rs2,760; BS-5 to 10 from Rs2,415 to Rs2,898; BS- 11 to 16 from Rs3,450 to Rs4,140.
Special Allowance to certain employees has been revised and Daftri’s Allowance from existing Rs. 550 to Rs. 650 per month; Stenographer from Rs. 700 toRs.1000 per month; Cashiers’ 700 to Rs1,000; Data Entry Operators Rs1,150 to Rs1,250; Engineering allowance from Rs550 to Rs1,000 Drivers, Auto Mechanic and D.R.A from Rs800 to Rs1,000, while Rs500 per month to Steno Typist and Rs1000 has been granted to lift and generator operators. Washing Allowance has been enhanced from Rs300 to Rs800 per month.Medical facility rates for outside treatment of employees has also been revised and Labour Room charges from existing Rs. 2500 enhanced to Rs. 5000. Room rent charges, for BS-1 to 11 employees existing from Rs1000 to Rs2000 and For Bs-12 to 15 from Rs1,200 to 2,200.