LAHORE: Punjab government has announced an increase of 15 per cent for employees of provincial government.
The Punjab government on Wednesday announced its budget for fiscal year 2022/2023. The finance minister announced an increase of 15 per cent for employees of provincial government. Besides, the provincial government also increased 5 per cent for pension.
The finance minister said that provincial government was well aware of high inflation and difficulties of masses.
About the employees of provincial government, the finance minister said the employees were committed to their jobs.
The minister also announced a special allowance of 15 per cent to the salary of employees of grade 1 to grade 19.
Further, the government also increased the minimum wage from Rs20,000 to Rs25,000 per month.