Government Employees Salary Increase 2021.
A meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister in which the political and economic situation of the country was considered.
The Prime Minister was briefed on Corona epidemic and vaccination. Prime Minister Imran Khan said that corona vaccine would be administered without any discrimination. Corona also directed the implementation of SOPs.
The internal story of the meeting of the federal cabinet chaired by the prime minister has also come to light and sources said that the federal cabinet has given in-principle approval to increase the salaries of government employees.
According to sources, the salaries of 370,000 employees of grades one to 16 will be increased and the provinces will have to take care of the salaries of the employees of the provincial institutions.
It is learned that the federal cabinet will today consider the demand for pay hike by the government employees for which the employees’ grand alliance has called for a sit-in protest in front of the Parliament House on February 10.
In the meeting, Home Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed will propose a 40% increase in the salaries of the employees.
Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has assured that government will increase salaries of government employees in the next budget.
In Islamabad, chairing a meeting of All Government Employees Grand Alliance, he said that the government fully believes in the welfare of employees for which all facilities will be provided.
The Defence Minister said we have big hearts and will take special care of government employees in the upcoming budget.
He said disparity in salaries will be addressed and recommendations of pay and pension commission will soon be finalised, the government has formed pay and pension commission for the welfare of government employees, he added.
The final decision will be taken in consultation with the finance team.