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JOINING TIME (PUNJAB GOVERNMENT) — Joining time may be granted to a Government Servant to enable him to join a new post to which he is appointed while on duty in his old post or to join a new post, to travel from the port of debarkation or, in the case of arrival by aircraft, from its first regular port in Pakistan and to organise his domestic establishment when he returns from leave out of Pakistan of more than four month’s duration in respect of Government Servants. Joining time, joining time pay and travelling allowance of Government servants appointed to posts under the Punjab Government on the results of a Competitive examination, which is open to both Government servants and others. No joining time is allowed in cases when a Government servant is transferred from one post to another in the same office establishment. A Government servant on transfer during a vacation may be permitted to take joining time at the end of the vacation.
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GRATUITY AND PENSION BENEFITS (AFTER COMPLETING QUALIFYING SERVICE OF 5 YEARS OR MORE BUT LESS THAN 10 YEARS) — ACCORDING TO RULE 4.6(2) OF THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES PENSION RULES, IF A GOVERNMENT SERVANT RETIRES OR IS SELECTED FOR DISCHARGE OWING TO THE ABOLITION OF HIS PERMANENT POST, AFTER COMPLETING QUALIFYING SERVICE OF 5 YEARS OR MORE BUT LESS THAN 10 YEARS, HE MAY BE GRANTED A GRATUITY NOT EXCEEDING ONE MONTH’S PAY FOR EACH YEAR OF QUALIFYING SERVICE. IF THE RETIREMENT IS DUE TO INVALIDATION, OR IF THE GOVERNMENT SERVANT DIES IN SERVICE, THE RATE OF GRATUITY SHALL BE 1 ½ MONTH’S PAY FOR EACH YEAR OF QUALIFYING SERVICE.June 14th, 2021 | 0 Comments
ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS FOR PAYMENT OF GRATUITY / FAMILY PENSION (PUNJAB GOVERNMENT) — ACCORDING TO RULE 4.7(1) OF THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES PENSION RULES, THE TERM “FAMILY” FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYMENT OF GRATUITY UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE THE RELATIVES OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVANTS. ACCORDING TO RULE 4.8 (D) OF THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES PENSION RULES, WHEN THE GOVERNMENT SERVANT LEAVES NO FAMILY AND THE WHOLE OR PART OF THE GRATUITY IS NOT COVERED BY A VALID NOMINATION, THE AMOUNT OF GRATUITY SHALL BE PAYABLE TO THE SURVIVING RELATIVES, IF ANY, OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVANT IN EQUAL SHARES. ACCORDING TO RULE 4.10 (1) OF THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES PENSION RULES, “FAMILY” FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYMENT OF FAMILY PENSION SHALL BE AS DEFINED IN SUB-RULE (1) OF RULE 4.7. IT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE GOVERNMENT SERVANT’S RELATIVES MENTIONED IN CLAUSE (D) OF RULE 4.8.April 12th, 2021 | 0 Comments
CASUAL LEAVE RULES (PUNJAB GOVERNMENT) — A GOVERNMENT SERVANT ON CASUAL LEAVE OR ON QUARANTINE LEAVE IS NOT TREATED AS ABSENT FROM DUTY AND HIS PAY AND ALLOWANCES ARE NOT INTERMITTED, AS SUCH LEAVE IS NOT RECOGNIZED REGULAR LEAVE. CASUAL LEAVE SHOULD NOT ORDINARILY EXCEED 10 DAYS AT A TIME AND 25 DAYS DURING ANY ONE CALENDAR YEAR. THE SANCTIONING AUTHORITY MAY, HOWEVER, GRANT CASUAL LEAVE UP TO 15 DAYS AT A TIME IN SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES. NO GOVERNMENT SERVANT MAY LEAVE HIS HEADQUARTERS DURING CASUAL LEAVE OR HOLIDAYS EXCEPT WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE SANCTIONING AUTHORITY.March 24th, 2021 | 0 Comments
CHANGES IN THE RATES OF NET PENSION AND COMMUTATION / GRATUITY (PUNJAB GOVERNMENT) — THE AMOUNT OF PENSION THAT MAY BE GRANTED IS DETERMINED BY LENGTH OF COMPLETED YEARS OF QUALIFYING SERVICE OF A GOVERNMENT SERVANT AS SET FORTH IN RULE 4.4 OF THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES PENSION RULES. AFTER A QUALIFYING SERVICE OF NOT LESS THAN 10 YEARS, FULL SUPERANNUATION, RETIRING, INVALID OR COMPENSATION PENSION MAY BE GRANTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SCALE.February 22nd, 2021 | 0 Comments
RATES OF FAMILY PENSION, MINIMUM FAMILY PENSION AND MINIMUM PENSION (PUNJAB GOVERNMENT) — ACCORDING TO RULE 4.4(1) OF THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES PENSION RULES, NO FULL PENSION (INCLUSIVE OF INCREASES IN AND INDEXATION OF PENSION SANCTIONED FROM TIME TO TIME) SHALL BE LESS THAN RS.300/- PER MONTH AND THE FAMILY PENSION GRANTED UNDER CLAUSES (a) AND (b) OF SUB-RULE (3) OF RULE 4.6 OF THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES PENSION RULES, SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN RS. 150/- PER MONTH WHICH WAS INCREASED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB FROM TIME TO TIMESeptember 28th, 2020 | 2 Comments