The country’s 160,000-strong national police force will receive in April the first tranche of additional benefits package contained in Executive Order No. 201 by President Benigno S Aquino III, effective January 1, 2016. The grant of additional benefits, in the form of monthly Provisional Allowance for Military and Uniformed Personnel, Officers’ Allowance and increased Hazard Pay will be implemented in the next pay period in April 2016.
PNP Director for Comptrollership, Police Director Danilo S. Pelisco announced that the corresponding increase differentials for January, February and March 2016 will be released tomorrow, March 23, 2016 through the individual Land Bank of the Philippines ATM payroll accounts of PNP personnel.
EO 201, issued by President Aquino in February 19, 2016, orders the implementation of a Modified Salary Schedule for civilian personnel and additional benefits to military and uniformed personnel over a 4-year period starting 2016 until 2019.
The first tranche of the monthly provisional allowance for uniformed police personnel ranges from Php342.00 for Police Officer 1 to Php2,651.00 for Senior Police Officer IV; and Php4,092.00 for Police Inspector to Php9,708.00 for Police Chief Superintendent.
The Hazard Pay of uniformed PNP personnel will be increased from the current monthly rate of Php240.00 to Php390.00 this year with subsequent annual increases up to Php840.00 in 2019.
Police Commissioned Officers with rank of Police Senior Superintendent to Police Director General will receive monthly Officers’ Allowance ranging from Php1,000.00 to Php9,000.00 in the first tranche of implementation.
PNP Non-Uniformed Personnel (NUP), meanwhile, will receive the first tranche of the Modified Salary Schedule in April, with corresponding salary increase differential payable in March 23, 2016.
EO 201, also entitles all state workers to Mid-Year and Year-end bonuses beginning 2016 equivalent to one month basic salary. (PNP-PIO)