KARACHI: Following a recent 15 percent rise in government servant’s salaries, up to 60 percent fresh increase has been proposed in the salaries and incentives for the members of the Sindh Provincial Assembly and other senior provincial officials, CNBC reports.
In a report forwarded to the Special Standing Committee, the pay hike was also recommended for speaker, deputy speaker, ministers and advisors to the Sindh Chief Minister.
Sources said it was suggested in the report that salaries of Sindh assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker be linked to pay scale of grade 22 officers.
With recommendation of 60 percent in salaries of MPAs, the report proposed a 40 percent hike in provincial advisor’s salaries from Rs78,000 to Rs90,200.
Current salary of a MPA, Rs39,000, was proposed to be raise to Rs54600 and that of an Special Assistant (Advisor to Chief Minister) to Rs42,000 from Rs30,000.
The well-paid lawmakers and government big-wigs even demand Rs20 per kilometer under the head of fuel charges plus a 50 percent hike in TA/DA allowance. – CNBC