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Increase in Salaries of Government employees on The Cards _Budget 2013

ISLAMABAD: The government is contemplating raising the salaries of government employees by as much as 65 per cent in their basic salary, Express News reported.Budget 2013: Increase in salaries of government employees on the cards

According to sources, one of the proposals for the 2012/2013 budget include a 65 per cent increase in the basic pay of government employees. The proposal includes an increase between five and 15 per cent in their gross salary. A second proposal being considered includes an increase of 35 per cent to provide ad hoc relief. Meanwhile, a 100 per cent increase in the daily allowance of officers between grade 16-22 is also being considered. Earlier, Dr Fehmida Mirza, the speaker of National Assembly, had called for the budget session on June 1.