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University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

Establishment Circular Letter No. 07/2008

15 August, 2008

 

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

 

 

PAYMENT OF COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE TO UNIVERSITY STAFF


Your attention is invited to Establishments Circular Letter No.02/2008 dated 29th January, 2008, based on Management Services Circular  No.29(iii) dated 23.01.2008 on the above subject.

2.         On the basis of Management Services  Circular No. 29(IV) of 18/7/2008 addressed to all Secretaries  of Ministries,  Chairmen  of  State  Corporations,  Statutory   Boards  and  fully Owned Government Companies by the Secretary to the Treasury and Ministry of Finance and Planning, the  monthly cost of living  allowance of  Rs. 2,875/-  currently being paid  to University Staff  is revised as follows;

(a)   The cost of living allowance of Rs.2,500/- paid up to 30.06. 2008   to those employees who are drawing an initial  monthly salary  less than Rs.25,640/- p.m. in terms of Commission Circular No.879 as amended,  be increased to Rs.3,500/- effective from 01/07/2008 and

(b)   To pay a monthly allowance of Rs.2,875/- effective from  01/07/2008 to those employees whose initial monthly salary is above Rs.25,640/-

(c)   Daily paid employees may be paid this allowance  at the rate of Rs..116.66  per day up to a maximum of Rs.3,500/- per month for the  service rendered, with effect from 01/07/2008.

4.        Please take action accordingly.

 

 

(Prof.Gamini Samaranayake)
Chairman

Cc:

1.    Chairman's Office/UGC           
2.    Vice-Chairman/UGC 
3.    Members of  the UGC             
4.    Secretary/UGC            
5.    Deans of Faculties            
6     Registrars of Universities              
7.    Financial Controller/UGC              
8.    Bursars of Universities             
9.    Librarians/SAL/AL of the Higher Educational Institutions/ Institutes.              
10.   Deputy Registrars/ Snr. Asst. Registrars/ Asst. Registrars of Campuses/Institutes             
11.   Deputy Bursars/ Snr. Asst. Bursars/Asst. Bursars of Campuses/Institutes   
12.   Chief Internal Auditor/UGC              
13.   Govt. Audit Superintendents of Universities              
14.   Snr. Asst. Int. Auditors/Asst. Int. Auditors of HEIs              
15.   Secretaries of Trade Unions              
16.   Auditor-General

File  No. HR/6/1/24

 

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