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JUST IN: Gov’t Increases National Service Personnel Allowance From GHS 559.04 to GHS 715.57 Effective On This Date…

The management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) has announced an increase in the monthly allowance for personnel of the Scheme.

A statement issued by the Corporate Affairs Directorate of the Scheme disclosed that government has given clearance for the allowance to be increased from GH¢559.04 to GH¢715.57 effective January 2023.

Check below release;

Sunday, July 23, 2023.
PRESS RELEASE
THE MEDIA
NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME SECURES GOVERNMENT APPROVAL FOR UPWARD ADJUSTMENT OF MONTHLY ALLOWANCES FOR NATIONAL SERVICE PERSONNEL

  1. The Management of the National Service Scheme has secured government approval for upward
    adjustment of monthly allowances for National Service Personnel from GH¢559.04 to
    GH¢715.57, with effect from January, 2023.
  2. The approval, which was contained in a letter dated 18th July, 2023 and signed by the Deputy
    Minister for Finance, Hon. Abena Osei-Asare (MP), was as a result of series of engagements
    between National Service Scheme, Fair Wages and Salaries Commission, and the Ministry of
    Finance.
  3. The letter also directed The Controller and Accountant-General to give effect to the new levels
    of the personnel allowances.
  4. In effect, all National Service Personnel who are currently in active service are entitled to arrears
    for the difference in the upward adjustment from January, 2023, and would be paid accordingly.
  5. Management therefore urges all National Service Personnel to exercise patience as the necessary
    administrative processes are being concluded to have all the arrears duly paid.
    Thank you.
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Signed
Ambrose Entsiwah Jnr.
Ag. Director, Corporate Affairs

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