Budget: Minimum wage of labour class increased from rupees ten thousand to eleven thousand


Islamabad: The government has announced to increase minimum wage of labour class from ten thousand to eleven thousand rupees per month.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has stated this while presenting the federal budget 2014-15 in the national assembly on Tuesday. Federal budget with the total outlay of 3960 billion rupees has been presented in the National Assembly for the financial year 2014-15.

He said that an increase of one thousand rupees in minimum pension is being made in view of difficulties being faced by the low pension employees. He said it will raise minimum pension upto six thousand rupees in.

Finance minister also announced a ten percent ad-hoc relief for the salaried persons of the Federal Government from 1st of July this year. He said ten percent increase will be allowed to those employees upto 15 grade drawing fix medical allowance of one thousand rupees per month.

He said that five percent increase will be allowed in conveyance allowance of the employees working upto fifteen grade. He said post of superintendent is being upgraded from 16 to 17 grade. Similarly one pre-mature increment will be allowed to employees of grade one to four.

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