The federal government has announced a special allowance for civil servants, setting the minimum monthly wage at Rs32,000.
The new wage rate will be effective from July 1, 2023, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Finance.
According to the notification, the minimum wage rate would be subject to income tax and would be admissible during leave and the entire period of LPR except during extraordinary leave.
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However, it would not be treated as part of emoluments for the purpose of calculation of pension/gratuity and recovery of house rent.
Meanwhile, it would not be admissible to the employees during the tenure of their posting/deputation abroad. It 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.
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