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Commission Circular No: 713

12th August 1997

Vice-Chancellors of Universities,
Rectors of Campuses,
Directors of Institutes.

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SALARY REVISION IN 1997 OF THE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES

This Circular has been cancelled by Circular No : 715

I am writing further to Commission Circular No.712 dated 8th July 1997 on the above subject.
2. On the basis of the clarification received from the Secretary, Ministry of Finance & Planning (Annex I), Universities/Institutes are requested to take steps to effect the payments stipulated in Commission
Circular No.712 dated 8th July 1997 on the following basis. Please note that employees who had been in service for a period of less than one month should also be paid this allowance proportionately to the number of days of service.
3.

Computation of Allowance

(i) Add an amount equivalent to the value of 02 initial increments of 1997 new salary scale of the employee to the amount indicated in Column 5 of Conversion Tables annexed to Commission Circular No. 703 dated 4th March 1997 which corresponds to the initial step of the salary scale applicable to the employee concerned monthly as stipulated in para 2 of Commission Circular No. 712 dated 8th July 1997.
(ii) If the allowance so calculated is more than Rs. 1250 /- p.m. deduct 10% monthly for the Universities Provident Fund benefits and pay the balance monthly in 24 instalments. (An example is given as
Illustration I. (Annex II)
(iii) In the case of those whose allowance so derived is less than Rs. 1250/- p. m., total allowance should be calculated for the full period entitled between January 1995 and December 1996 and 10% of this amount should be allocated for Provident Fund deductions. The amount less that 10%, should be divided by 1250 to arrive at the number of monthly instalments. It should be made sure that a monthly minimum payment of Rs. 1250 /- is paid to this category of employees. The 10% Provident Fund deduction set apart out of the total allowance should be paid monthly to the Provident Fund benefits as indicated in the method of calculation given in the Illustration II (Annex II) .
(iv) In the case of an employee who was promoted to a higher post during the period from 01.01.1995 to 31.12.1996 will get the benefit from the date of promotion. Illustration III (Annex II) indicates the method of calculation of an employee promoted and when the monthly increase is more than Rs. 1250 /- p.m.
(v) In the case of an employee who was promoted to a higher post during the period from 01.01.1995 to 31.12.1996 will also get the benefit from the date of promotion. Illustration IV (Annex II ) indicates the method of calculation of an employee promoted and when the monthly allowance is less than Rs. 1250 /- p.m.
4. If any officer retires from service on or after 01.01.1997, the total allowance calculated in terms of above provisions
less the monthly instalments already paid may be paid in full upon retirement.
5. Employees who have vacated their posts or were dismissed from service after 01.01.1995 will not be entitled to this allowance.
6. Please note that this allowance should be taken into consideration as a part of the total emoluments of Teachers/Medical Officers of the Facculty of Medicine/Health Centres stipulated in Commission Circular No. 709 of 27th June 1997 for the purpose of calculation of equalization allowance .
7. Daily paid/temporary and trainee staff indicated in the Annex III who have been employed up to now effective from any date during the period from 01.01.1995 to 31.12.1996 too are entitled to this payment. Calculation of arrears should be made as indicated in Annex III on the basis of number of days they have worked or per month as the case may be.
8. This allowance should also be taken into consideration for ETF benefits.
9. The Provisions of this Circular are effective from 01.07.1997.


(Prof. S. Tilakaratna- Chairman)

Cc:

  • Chairman/UGC
  • Vice-Chairman/UGC
  • Members of the UGC
  • Secretary/UGC
  • Deans of Faculties
  • Registrars of Universites
  • Financial Controller/UGC
  • Bursars of Universities
  • Librarians/SAL/AL of the Higher Educational Institutions/Institutes ;
  • Snr. Asst.Registrars/Asst.Registrars of HEIs/Campuses
  • Snr. Asst.Bursars/Asst.Bursars of HEIs/Campuses
  • Chief Internal Auditor/UGC
  • Govt. Audit Superintendents of Universities
  • Snr. Asst.Int. Auditors/Asst.Int.Auditors of HEIs
  • Secretaries of Trade Unions
  • Auditor-General

File No. UGC/HR/2/9/86

 

 

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