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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE DOCTORS AND ALL OTHER STAFF PERFORMING DUTIES IN COMBATING COVID-19 PATIENTS

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE DOCTORS AND ALL OTHER STAFF PERFORMING DUTIES IN COMBATING COVID-19 PATIENTS

Kindly find enclosed herewith copy of minutes of 33′ meeting of Standing Committee on Finance & Development held on 16.04.2020 on the subject cited above



  1. Standing Committee of Cabinet on Finance and Development accorded following approval in its 33″ meeting held on 16.04.2020:
  2. All staff that is performing duties related to COVID-19 patients shall be eligible to an honorarium equal to one month’s running pay per month till active presence of pandemic. Eligible Personnel shall be determined according to the following:
  • From attendance register and notified rota orders; and
  • Head of the Department and concerned Medical Superintendent shall certify the final lists.





In case of the sad demise of any employee whether regular, adhoc,
contractee, contingent paid staff o hired on Lump Sum package, after getting
infected with COVID-19, while actively defraying his/her responsibilities in a
healthcare establishment falling under administrative control of SHC&ME
department, He/she shall be declared a “Shaheed” and his /her family shall be
entitled to Shaheed package of one-time lump sum amount as under:
Sr# Basic Scale Financial Assistance Package1 BS 1 to BS-16

Rs. 4.00 Million
2 BS 17 & Above Rs. 8.00 million

Package mentioned above shall be allowed on recommendations of the
Committee for clinical & Mortality audit” for Corona cases, constituted vide letter No SO(PHP)9-149/2020 dated 27.03.2020

  • The dispensation indicated above may also be allowed for employees of Punjab Emergency Service, who are involved in direct handling, transport and rescue of suspected or infected COVID-19 patients

Foregoing in view, Finance Department is requested to issue notification in
the light of approval of Standing Committee on Finance & Development as per detail stated above w.e.f 01.04.2020 for the staff of SHC& ME Department and P & SHC
Department, performing duties related to COVID-19 patients.




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