More than 100% increase in ceremonial dress allowance for civil servants
2 months ago
PETALING JAYA: The allowance for the ceremonial dress for civil servants has been raised from RM1,500 to RM3,500 with immediate effect, the Public Services Department (JPA) has announced.
In a circular last week, JPA director-general Zulkapli Mohamed said civil servants who are entitled for this privilege can claim the allowance once in three years.
In an explanatory note, the department said all officers in the professional and management category from Grade 41 and above, and support staff between Grades 29 and 40 tasked to work in Parliament and state assemblies, among others, are eligible for this mess kit allowance.
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