Govt employees get 10pc increase in salaries, pensions

27 Apr, 2018 9:33 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The budget proposals include a 10 per cent raise in salaries and pensions of government workers.

The federal government has proposed a raise of 10 per cent in salaries and pensions of government employee.

The house rent ceiling and house rent allowance were also raised by 50 per cent each. The minimum pension is proposed to be raised Rs 10,000 rupees and the minimum family pension to Rs 7,000.

The minimum pension for those over 75 years of age will be Rs 15,000. The overtime allowance of government drivers and dispatch riders is to be raised to Rs 80 per hour from Rs 40. Rs 12 billion has been allocated for housing building loans and car and motorcycle advances. Rs 5 billion was has been allocated for payment of performance allowance.

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