Sindh govt increases employees’ salaries up to 30pc

Sindh govt increases employees’ salaries up to 30pc

Sindh govt increases employees’ salaries up to 30pc

Sindh govt increases employees’ salaries up to 30pc

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KARACHI: The Sindh government has proposed up to a 30 percent increase in salaries for its employees as Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, who also serves as the finance minister, presented a Rs3.056 trillion provincial budget for the fiscal year 2024-25.

In his budget presentation, the chief minister announced a 30 percent salary increase for employees in BPS-1 to BPS-6. Additionally, he proposed a 25 percent increase for employees in BPS-7 to BPS-16 and a 22 percent increase for officers in BPS-17 to BPS-22.

The chief minister also announced a 15 percent increase in pensions for retired Sindh government employees and proposed raising the minimum wage from Rs35,550 to Rs37,000.

CM Murad Ali Shah stated that the total budget outlay for the province is estimated at Rs3.056 trillion.

He highlighted that Rs519 billion has been allocated for education and Rs334 billion for the health sector in the 2024-25 budget.

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Furthermore, the provincial government has allocated Rs56 billion for the transport sector and Rs302 billion for local government in the upcoming budget.

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