Grant of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 to the Employees of the Federal Government

Grant of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance
Grant of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance

Grant of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 to the Employees of the Federal Government

Grant of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 to the Employees of the Federal Government

  • Introduction
  • Rate of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023
  • Admissibility of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023
  • Calculation of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023
  • Conclusion

Introduction

The President of Pakistan has been pleased to sanction an Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 to all the Federal Government Employees with effect from 1st July, 2023. The rate of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 is as follows:

  • BPS-1 to 16: @35% of Basic Pay as on 30-06-2023
  • BPS-17 to 22: @30% of Basic Pay as on 30-06-2023

Rate of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023

The amount of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 will be subject to Income Tax. It will be admissible during leave and entire period of LPR except during extra ordinary leave. It will not be treated as part of emoluments for the purpose of calculation of Pension/Gratuity and recovery of House Rent. It will not be admissible to the employees during the tenure of their posting/deputation abroad.

Admissibility of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023

The term “Basic Pay” for the purpose of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 will also include the amount of the personal pay granted on account of annual increment(s) beyond the maximum of the existing pay scales. The Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 will be admissible to the employees on their repatriation from posting/deputation abroad at the rate and amount which would have been admissible to them had they not been posted abroad.

Calculation of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023

The Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 shall be accommodated from within the budgetary allocation for the year 2023-24 by the respective Ministries/Divisions/Departments and no supplementary grants would be given on this account.

Conclusion

The grant of Ad-hoc Relief Allowance-2023 is a welcome relief for the Federal Government Employees. It will help to mitigate the impact of rising inflation and improve the standard of living of the employees.

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