Sindh govt proposes 10% increase in salaries, pensions

KARACHI, May 10 (APP):The Sindh Government has proposed ten percent increase to the salaries and pensions of Sindh government’s serving and retired employees.
Sindh Chief Minister, in his budget speech, announced that the government employees and pensioners have been given special relief.
The relief measure taken by the government included Ad hoc Relief Allowance at 10 percent on running Basic Pay of BPS-2017. Ten percent increase in net pension to all pensioners of the government employees; the house rent ceiling / house rent allowance enhanced at 50 percent of the existing amount.
The rate of minimum Pension enhanced from Rs.6,000 to Rs.10,000 and minimum family pension from Rs4,500 to Rs7,500 in respect of the pensioners of Government of Sindh.