Package to increase FC salaries, police upgradation approved

ISLAMABAD, Nov 1 (APP): Ministry of Finance on Tuesday accorded approval in Frontier Constabulary (FC) salaries as well as upgradation package for Islamabad police.
Ministry of Interior had moved a summary for the purpose which has been formally approved.
After final approval from Prime Minister, a notification in this regard would be issued.
As per details, Minister for Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan had approved a package to upgrade ranks of Police Constable, Head Constable and Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI).
It was approved to upgrade grade of Constable from 5 to 7, Head Constable from 7 to 9 and grade of ASI from 9 to 11.
A statement issued here said that Ch. Nisar also accorded approval to bring salaries of Frontier Constabulary (FC) equal with police in phases within one and half year.
In first phase, the salaries of FC personnel would be given 50 per cent increase.
Besides enhancing salaries, the FC personnel would also be given internal security duty allowance while service duration of FC personal would be increased from 35 to 45 years, this was further approved.
It said salaries of FC personal are being increased in view of their meritorious services for internal security and maintaining law and order situation.