Sindh announces 15pc increase in salary, pension for 2019/2020

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Friday announced increase in salary and pension by 15 percent and also enhanced the minimum wage rate at Rs17,500 per month.

Presenting provincial budget on the floor of the house, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the output of government is directly related to the performance of every individual employee.

“All the employees of Government of Sindh have my gratitude.”

For next financial year 2019-2020 we are proposing an increase of 15 percent in pay as Adhoc Relief Allowance of all Government employees and pensioners.

The government of Sindh has introduced Special Health Care Allowance and enhanced Health professional Allowance for BPS-17 to BPS-20 for doctors.

The compensation package for Shaheed and Injured personnel of Police Department has been doubled from Rs.5 million to Rs.10 million. Accordingly Rs.2 billion have been proposed in the budget 2019-2020.

The minimum wage rate has been kept at par with the Federal Government at the rate of Rs.17, 500 per month.

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