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allowances

  1. the additional time which is added to the ‘basic time’ allowed for the completion of a particular work task in order to calculate a ‘standard time’ for that task. These include:
    1. Relaxation allowances, which are made to take account of the mental and physical needs of workers, who require rest periods;
    2. contingency allowances which are made to cover the unforeseen circumstances such as the extra work caused by defective machines or substandard materials;
    3. interference allowances which are made to take account of nonproductive or IDLE TIME caused by delays in materials, machine breakdowns and machine SET-UP TIMES. See WORK MEASUREMENT.
  2. the additional raw materials or components which are added to the basic materials allowed for the completion of a particular product or subassembly in a PRODUCT SPECIFICATION, to allow for cutting losses and anticipated wastage of materials.
  3. tax allowances. See INCOME TAX ALLOWANCE, CAPITAL ALLOWANCE, CORPORATION TAX.
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A senior official of the Parliamentary Affairs Division told The Express Tribune that during the cabinet meeting it was pointed out that salaries and allowances of the members of parliament were governed by the Members of Parliament (Salaries and Allowances) Act 1974.
The minister said that raised a critical point; whether to increase allowances for those already benefiting from government sponsorship, or to use the available funds to increase access to tertiary education but the ministry was more inclined to the latter.
The officers in question, who are in receipt of such allowances other than regular allowances, shall be entitled to one of the allowances, whichever is more beneficial.
A proposal to grant executive allowance to officers in Punjab was floated in the tenure of Chief Secretary, Khizar Hayat Gondal and presented to the CM Punjab who had then raised the objection as to how all the officers may be given equal allowances irrespective of their nature of job.
The 605 lecturers demand that they be paid the medical risk allowances and the emergency call allowances awarded to doctors last year after their three-month strike.
Speaking a press conference at the Karachi Press Club(KPC), the representatives of Sindh Paramedical Staff Welfare Association (SPSWA), Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association (PPMSA), All Sindh Peoples Paramedical Staff Welfare Association, Medical AID Committee and Peoples Paramedical Staff Association said the Sindh government has already announced giving health professional allowance to the staff of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center and National Institute of Child Health but the paramedical staff of reset of Sindh government hospitals are deprived of this and other allowances.
In his report on the foreign ministry for 2016, released on Wednesday, auditor-general Odysseas Michaelides zeroes in on the non-transparent manner in which GOA is disbursed, but also calls for an overhaul of other allowances which diplomats are entitled to.
Byline: Joe Michna, manager of Citizens Advice Hartlepool, talks about Income Tax personal allowances
The report added that top officials of PARC receives research allowances of 30% of their salaries, but those officials who are not deputed in fields for research have no privilege to received this allowance.
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday almost doubled the salary and allowances of MLAs, taking their new pay packet INRRs105,000 per month.
The members got their allowances almost doubled recently, whereas the raise for government servants could be termed as a nasty joke.
7th Central Pay Commission with 34 modifications that will increase the allowances further for the 48 lakh employees of the Central government.