Punjab Government offered Rs3,000 hard area allowance for College Principals

Lahore: The minister said the education department had identified 124 colleges in the province, where principals would be offered additional Rs3,000 hard area allowance for working in far-off areas.

In case of new scheme, Mujtaba said the chief minister had approved enhancing the honorarium of Honorary Teaching Assistants (HTAs) from Rs8,000 to Rs10,000 per month. The HTAs would also be given five additional marks, if they would compete for the posts advertised through the Punjab Public Service Commission.

The department had also enhanced the PhD allowance of arts and linguistics' teachers from Rs3,000 to Rs5,000 per month, while the M.Phil allowance would be given to teachers at the rate of 50 per cent of PhD allowance in respective subjects. Dawn