Government Decides Not To Increase Salaries Of 18 Departments

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

15th Feb, 2021. 12:19 am
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The government has decided not to increase the salaries of 18 departments, even after it had approved a 25 percent increase in the salaries of other government departments.

According to the details, the decision will not result in a 25% increase in the salaries of 326,745 employees moreover, the salaries of the employees of the departments receiving extra allowances will also not be increased.

After this decision, the salaries of the employees of the Presidency, Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Senate, and National Assembly will not be increased. Employees of the FBR, health department, NAB, higher judiciary, and federal police will also be deprived of salary increases.

Moreover, the salaries of employees of the Motorway Police, Airport Security Force, Intelligence Bureau, ISI, and FIA will not be increased. Similarly, the salaries of the employees of the Law and Justice Commission, Parliamentary Affairs Division, and Islamabad Model Police are not being increased by 25%.

Earlier a statement was issued by the Ministry of Finance, ad hoc relief would be given to Grade 1 to Grade 19 employees. Employees of the Federal Secretariat and related agencies will be involved.

The statement said that federal employees will get 25% ad hoc relief on their basic 2017 salaries, effective March 1, 2021.

The statement also said that employees in grades 1 to 16 would be upgraded on the lines of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. The time scale pattern will be given in the next budget, a summary of 25 percent ad hoc relief to federal government employees will be approved by the federal cabinet.

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