The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa has been pleased to accord sanction to the grant of Weather Allowance to the Civil Servants KPK with effect from 01.07.2021 as per the following rates and days. Categorization of Weather is as Hard, Extreme, Moderate, and Warm. Whereas Areas with No. of Days 115 are Battagram, Buner, Chital, Chitral Upper, Dirr Lower, Dir Upper, Kohistan Upper, Kohistan Lower, Kolai Pallas Kohistan, Shangla, Swat, and Torghar. The rate for these areas is Rs. 55. Similarly, Areas with No. of Days 85 are Abbottabad, Hangu, Kurram, Malakand, Mansehra, and North Waziristan. Likewise, Areas with No. of Days 65 are Khyber, Mardan, and Peshawar. Hence Rate for these areas is Rs. 25. Furthermore, Areas with No. of Days 45 are Bajau, Bannu, Chasadda, DI Khan, Hairpur, Karak, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Mohmand, Nowshera, Okrakzai, South Waziristan, Swabi, and Tank. However, the Rate for these areas is Rs. 15.
Note for Weather Allowance to Civil Servants KPK
The Weather Allowance shall be admissible to BPS-1 to BPS-06 in case of Moderate and Warm areas. However, in the case of Extreme Weather Areas, the same allowance shall be extended to all officers/officials at the prescribed rates and duration. Furthermore, the Weather Allowance shall not be admissible to the employees working in the vacation departments in all categorized Weather Areas except class-IV on duty during the admissible period. Consequent upon above, the admissibility of Hot & Cold Weather Charges and Firewood Allowance shall stand discontinued forthwith.
All Autonomous/Semi-autonomous/Medical Teaching Institutions/Other Institutions and Authorities under Provincial Government shall adopt this notification within their respective organizations with the approval of their Competent Forum within their available resources. This allowance is the amount of money that civil servants, pensioners, and other government officials are entitled to as a part of their salary if they work in regions with extreme climate conditions. In Pakistan, the provincial governments have been tasked with assessing whether salaries should be increased for those working in these areas and how much adjustment would be needed.