Budget 2022: Punjab approves 30pc increase in government employees' salaries

06:15 PM | 13 Jun, 2022
Budget 2022: Punjab approves 30pc increase in government employees' salaries
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LAHORE – Punjab cabinet has given nod to a 30 percent increase in the salaries of government employees ahead of the fiscal year 2022-23.

The special cabinet meeting, led by Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz, approved the budget proposals for the next fiscal year 2022-23.

It was reported that employees of certain departments will get a 15 percent disparity allowance along with a 15 percent additional salary.

The top provincial administration of the country’s most populous region also approved the Annual Development Programme 2022-23.

Provincial minister Awais Leghari will present Punjab’s budget for the fiscal year 2022-23 today with a total outlay of around Rs 3 trillion. At least Rs683.5bn has been proposed for development schemes, Rs56 billion for the education sector, and Rs173 billion for the health sector.

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