Porters Wage Ratess

PORTERS WAGE RATES 2018

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE NEXT ISSUE OF THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN

GILGIT-BALTISTAN COUNCIL SECRETARIAT, ATA TURK AVENUE, F-512, ISLAMABAD.

Islamabad, the 12th January, 2018

NOTIFICATION

No.T.5(1)/2013-GBC.                   Gilgit-Baltistan Council Secretariat, Islamabad has approved Porters Wage Rates for the calendar year 2018 as per details given below:-

A) APPROVED WAGE RATES OF PORTERS FOR THE YEAR 2017

S. No.DescriptionApproved Wage Rates of
Porters (Pak Rs.)
1.Overall Wages per stage730
 ·         Wages385
 ·         Return/Empty Run195
 ·         Ration Money150
2.Crossing Charges per expedition/party for High passes above 4000 meters960
3.Wages for rest day/normal stoppage370
4.Kit allowance upto 4 stages380
5.Kit allowance beyond 4 stages770
6.Meat money per trip285

B) GENERAL CONDITIONS

  1. A party shall pay daily wages of porters on the day they are engaged.
  2. A party shall provide insurance cover of porters before start of  the trek.
  3. Kit allowance shall be applicable on Gondogoro La, Baltoro, Biafo, Hisper, Shimshal Pass, Mazino Pass (around Nanga Parbat), Chilingi Pass, Darkut and any other pass above 4000 meters.
  4. A porter shall carry a maximum weight of 25 KG on all treks in Gilgit-Baltistan.
  5. A party shall leave a camping site by appropriate disposal of all biodegradable materials and shall follow the international guidelines for maintenance of healthy ecosystems.
  6. In case of breach of these rules, a porter association or all the members of such association, a party or all the members of such a party and sponsors of such a party shall be disqualified for any future trekking engenderment in Gilgit-Baltistan for a maximum period of 3 years.

                                                                                                                              -Sd-

(Sha nawaz Mahsud)

Deputy Chief

The Manager,

Printing Corporation of Pakistan Press,

Khyaban-e-Suhrawardy,

Islamabad.