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allowance

Brit Education a salary supplement given to a teacher who is appointed to undertake extra duties and responsibilities

Allowance

 

a discount from the agreed price, applicable when goods received are of poor quality. Stipulations for such an allowance are common in international trade.

allowance

[ə′lau̇·əns]
(design engineering)
An intentional difference in sizes of two mating parts, allowing clearance usually for a film of oil, for running or sliding fits.

allowance

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With the increase, these two types of daily allowance have now become equal to that given to civil servants of BS-22 grade.
He explained that his ministry had adjusted book allowance for medical and engineering programmes upwards adding that it was not possible to adjust all allowances upwards as a result of budgetary constraints.
53 million families with children aged five or under, and according to the bill, 6 percent or 150,000 will not receive the allowance due to high earnings.
The allowance will be offered to the officers working against scheduled posts of Establishment and Administration Department to the tune of 1.
In the meantime, the teachers community has also become active and spreading a notification of Sindh government's Universities and Boards Department that notified on Thursday enhancing the rate of PhD monthly allowance from Rs10,000 to Rs25,000 to all PhD faculty members of public sector universities with immediate effect.
A source privy to the subject matter, however, told The Nation that government was waiting the recommendations of a consultancy firm (Ernast and Young), it had hired for calculation of work load as well as the distribution of the superior executive allowance to be given to the senior and junior officers working in Punjab .
The medics agreed to return to work and were to get new allowances backdated to January 1 last year, after the end of the strike that began on December 5, 2016.
He claimed that paramedical staff of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have already been receiving health and other allowances but Sindh government has reluctant to give allowances to the paramedics.
The Audit Office notes: "Under the circumstances, it is excessive to pay the chiefs of diplomatic missions 100 per cent of the GOA when the Republic is already providing them a rent allowance, an allowance covering all their residence costs, a housemaid allowance, a vehicle, a hospitality allowance, an allowance covering their phone expenses, as well as an education allowance.
It is worth-mentioning here that research allowance is specified for those agriculture scientists who, conducts research in fields.
10 percent ad-hoc relief allowance on running basic pay will be allowed to all the federal government employees with effect from July 1, 2016.
Of these, the government decided not to do away with 12 allowance, he said.

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