Govt announces professional allowance for doctors


The Punjab government has enhanced the professional allowance of doctors from grade-17 to 20.

According to Chief Minister Advisor Khawaja Salman Rafiq, doctors in grade-17 working in government hospitals will get professional allowance of Rs 19,388 against Rs 16,200, doctors in grade-18 Rs 12,970 instead of 11,200, doctors in grade-19 Rs 12953 against Rs 11,200 and grade-20 doctors Rs 12,974 instead of Rs 11,200 per month. He said the increase in professional allowance of doctors would be applicable from July 2015.