The Punjab cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz, on Monday approved a 30pc increase in the salaries of government employees. Punjab government is all set to table an Rs3.22 trillion budget for fiscal year 2022-23. During the cabinet meeting today, it was decided to follow the example of the federal government and merge all ad-hoc relief.
Similarly, the government will also provide a 15pc disparity allowance along with 15pc additional salary, which will be available to employees of certain government departments. The provincial cabinet also approved a 15pc hike in pensions against the proposed increase of 5pc.
Source: Express Tribune