Last Updated on May 23, 2023 by Galaxy World
According to the Daily Express dated 23-05-2023, there is News to Increase 20% Salaries in Budget 2023-2024 for Government employees. The employees should keep in mind that these are just news, all will be final on Budget day. The details are as under:
News to Increase 20% Salaries in Budget 2023-2024 for Employees
The Finance Minister of Pakistan is going to present the Budget 2023-2024 on 9th June 2023. As per the news, the Ministry of Finance suggests enhancing 20% the salaries of government employees. But Finance Minister Ishaaq Daar interlinked the final decision with Cabinet.
All the government employees are keeping an eye on the budget for 2023-2024. They all are expecting an increase in their salaries and different allowances. As the inflation is increasing day by day all the employees requested the Government of Pakistan to increase their salaries as their expenses are more than their income. They already requested to increase of a certain percentage in Salaries as well as in important basic allowances.
Previous News to Enhance the Pay of Govt.Employees
In the previous meetings of the cabinet, it is decided to increase the salaries of government employees by almost 30% to 50% as per only news. But government employees are fed up with the consistent increase in inflation. They demand to increase a minimum of 50% in their salaries.
Employees’ Request to the Government
All government employees, Pensioners, and Labour request the increase of a certain percentage in the Salaries keeping in view the inflation rate. The employees request a reasonable increase in pay and allowances in Budget 2023-24. They are waiting for an increase in important basic allowances. Like, Increase Medical Allowances @200%, Increase House Rent Allowance @200%, Increase Conveyance Allowance @200%, Increase Salaries by 100%, and Provision of Executive Allowance @150% to all Employees.
Request to Raise Medical Allowance
In order to assist the government employee’s government should increase the medical allowances as per the demand of employees.
All government employees are requested to increase their medical allowance by almost 200%. As they have to pay for the medical fee of doctors and medicines not only for personal treatment as well as for the treatment of their family members. As they cannot afford the expenses of medical treatments and medicines.
Increase in CA Request
Government employees also request to increase the conveyance allowance. Mostly female employees have to pay the highest fare to the local conveyance (Carry/Van).
Some of the employees use their personal vehicles. But, they have to bear the wear and tear expenses too. The petrol consumption is very expensive for them. It’s the reason that all government employees request the government to increase the air conveyance allowance by up to 200%.
Increase the HRA Request
Another major request of the government employees is to increase House Rent Allowance. Because the amount of this allowance is not enough. As the actual rental payment of the rental houses is much higher than the house rent allowance. It is the basic reason that they all requested to government not to be partial. They request to increase their house rental allowance according to the federal government.
Increase the Wage of Labour
It is also the request to the government of Pakistan to increase the minimum wage rate of the Labour Minimum by 50,000. Previously the government decides to raise it up to Rs.40,000. Because inflation is affecting this community is effecting most. They also need the financial assistance of the government. Therefore requests the government to increase their income too.
Suggestion to Increase the Pension of the Pensioners
With all regular government servants, all retired officers also want to get high pay. As they are also supporting their families. They have served the government more than their energies. Therefore, they also deserve an increase in their pensions. They also request to raise the amount of medical allowance.
we request to government that plz increase our salaries 100%
The cost of living has increased manifold and increase by 20% will provide no relief to the fixed income group and pensioners. The prices have gone up 300 times in many cases. Every service provider ranging from casual labour to mechanics and technicians is demanding service charges as they wish. The fixed income group and the pensioners are forced to pay them as they demand. The increase in salaries and pensions must be in accordance with the actual high cost of living, not with what the government departments claim.