DEPUTATION POLICY APPROVED BY GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB

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No. FD.SR.II/6-13/97

Dated the 13th August 1998

Subject:            DEPUTATION POLICY

I am directed to refer to the subject noted above and to say that in

supersession of all previous policy instructions on the subject, the following

standard terms and conditions shall be made applicable in case of

officers/officials working on deputation against the post under Autonomous

Bodies of the Punjab irrespective of the fact whether the deputation is a Federal

or a Provincial Government’s employee:

1          PAY AND ALLOWANCES

Pay and allowances as admissible in his parent department from

time to time under the Government rules.

  1. DEPUTATION ALLOWANCE

Deputation Allowance @20% of the Basic pay of deputation

  1. RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION

He is entitled to House Rent Allowance as admissible under the

Punjab Government Rules provided he is not already residing in a

Government owned accommodation. If accommodation is provided

it will be subject to normal deduction of 5% of his pay.

Provided, if a Government servant, while on deputation with an

Autonomous Body, continues to retain Government owned

accommodation, the Autonomous Body concerned shall be liable to

pay House Rent to the Government on behalf of the deputationist

@ 45% or 30% (whichever is applicable) of the minimum of the pay

scale of the deputationist in his parent Department.

  1. TRAVELLING/DAILY ALLOWANCE

(i)                 T.A./D.A. during incumbency of deputation

As admissible in accordance with the T.A. Rules of the

Borrowing Organization, provided these are not inferior to

Government rules.

(ii)    T.A./D.A. on transfer to and back to the parent department

shall be paid on the Borrowing Organization.

5          JOINING TIME

He will be entitled to joining time on his transfer from the Borrowing

Organization, and salary for the joining time will be paid by such

Organization.

  1. ENCASHMENT OF L.P.R.

A civil servant on deputation who is due to retire from Government

service either on completion of 26 years qualifying service or

attaining the age of superannuation may draw the encashment of

L.P.R. from the Borrowing Organization, if he continues to work

during the entire period of his L.P.R./last year of his service, without

repatriation of his services.

7          LEAVE/LEAVE SALARY

The leave account of the Government servant during the period of

deputation shall remain closed. No leave salary contribution shall

be reserved from the Borrowing Organization and the deputationist

will be granted leave and paid leave salary by such Organization.

The period of service with the Borrowing Organization shall not

count towards earning leave under the Government. However, in

case a deputationist applied for leave to the Competent Authority in

the Borrowing Organization and the leave was refused, the

borrowing authority is bound to pay him the encashment of

leave/remaining portion of leave earned by the deputationist during

the period of his deputation.

  1. DISABILITY LEAVE.

The Borrowing Organization shall also be liable for leave salary in

respect of disability leave granted to the civil servant on account of

disability occurred in and through deputation service even though if

such disability manifest itself after the termination of service. The

leave salary charges, for such leave shall be recovered by the civil

servants direct from the Borrowing Organization.

  1. PENSION CONTRIBUTION

The Borrowing Organization shall be required to pay pension

contribution at the rate of 33-1/3% of the mean of minimum and

maximum of the pay scale of the officer plus other emoluments

reckonable for pension (subject to verification of audit) to the

Government during the deputation period.

  1. MEDICAL FACILITIES

He will be provided medical facilities in accordance with the rules of

the Borrowing Organization, provided such facilities are not inferior

to those admissible to him under the Government/parent

department.

  1. SUBSCRIPTION TO FUNDS

He will continue to subscribe to G.P. Fund and such other funds as

he was subscribing to before deputation at the rates under the

relevant rules of the Government.

`1 12. RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE

*As per policy of the Borrowing Organization.

  1. CONVEYANCE ALLOWANCE

The deputationist will be provided conveyance/transport as

admissible to Government officers of his status/grade under the

rule.

  1. CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE

He will be governed by the provisions of relevant E&D/Conduct

Rules, applicable to the service/cadre to which he belongs.

  1. CHANGE IN TERMS OF DEPUTATION

The civil servant on deputation will continue to be under the rules-

making control of the lending Government, in matters of pay, leave

pension, G.P. Fund etc. The lending Government accordingly will

have a right to determine, in consultation with borrowing

organization, the terms which shall not be varied by the borrowing

organization, without consulting the lending Government.

  1. FRINGE BENEFITS

*The deputationist shall be entitled to any fringe benefit, attached to

the post other than those specifically mentioned above.

  1. PERIOD OF DEPUTATION

The period of deputation shall not exceed three years. However,

Government reserves the right to withdraw/transfer the

deputationist at any time without assigning any reason. In case the

deputationist retires while on deputation the period • of deputation

shall stand expired on the date of his retirement.

  1. The above terms and conditions will be made applicable by all the

Administrative Departments to its employees and there is no need to refer their

cases to the Finance Department for approval. However, if an advice of the

Finance Department on the specific issue is required, Administrative Department

can refer the case with their self-contained comments on the issue.

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