Download CLARIFICATIONS OF PERSONAL ALLOWANCE — THE INCREMENT(S) ALREADY EARNED DURING THE CONTRACT APPOINTMENT PERIOD SHALL BE CONVERTED INTO PERSONAL ALLOWANCE. PERSONAL ALLOWANCE CAN NOT BE REDUCED AND TREATED AS A PART OF THE PAY SCALE OF THE CONCERNED CIVIL SERVANT TILL SUCH TIME HE / SHE HOLDS THE POST. PERSONAL ALLOWANCE WILL NOT BE ADMISSIBLE UPON PROMOTION, FRESH APPOINTMENT AND RETIREMENT WHEREAS UPWARD MOBILITY IS A PERSONAL UP-GRADATION WHICH IS NEITHER A PROMOTION NOR APPOINTMENT TO ANOTHER CADRE. THUS PERSONAL ALLOWANCE WILL NOT BE DISCONTINUED.