20 May 2021 | CM Approves 25 Percent Special Allowance To Remove Disparity In Salaries


LAHORE, May 20: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has chaired the special committee meeting at his office on Thursday to remove disparity in the salaries of government employees. The CM approved a 25 percent special allowance for government employees from June and turned down the suggestion to give 10 or 15 percent special allowance and directed to give 25 percent special allowance. He said more than 7 lakh and 21 thousand provincial government employees of grade one to 19 will be given special allowance while those already receiving special/executive allowance will not be included in it. The government employees are our companions and government is determined to resolve their genuine issues. The employees will also hear good news in the upcoming budget, the CM concluded. Provincial Ministers Raja Basharat, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Hashim Jawan Bakht, Hussain Jahania Gardezi, additional chief secretary, secretary finance and others attended the meeting.