Increase Pay Scale of Government Employee Sindh Budget 2015-16. Presenting the budget, Sindh Minister for Finance Syed Murad Ali Shah announced the development expenditure of the province is estimated at Rs 213.6 billion which includes provincial Annual Development Program of Rs 177 billion. Sindh Assembly Shows To Present Budget 2015-16. increase salary of government employees
Increase Pay Scale of Government Employee Sindh Budget 2015-16
Increase salary of government employees
- Salaries and pensions of government employees raised by 10 per cent.
- Rs 144.67 billion have been allocated for education: Finance Minister.
- 14,224 employment opportunities will be generated during 2015-16.
- 10% Adhoc Relief Allowance on running basic pay has been announced for all the employees of Sindh government with effect from 1st July 2015.
- 120 new schools will be constructed during 2015-16.
Over Rs150b are allocated for education in the budget 2015-16 with an increase of Rs10 billion as compared to last fiscal year.
2- DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
On development projects, Rs177 billion will be spent from the province’s revenue.
3- DEVELOPMENT EXPENSES
Provincial development expenditures are revised at Rs158 billion.
Rs240b has been fixed for the salaries of government employees.
5- EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
14,224 employment opportunities will be generated during 2015-16.
6- ASSEMBLY EXPENSES
Rs1b allocated for Sindh Assembly’s expenditures.
7- ENERGY SECTOR
Rs25.9 billion has been allocated for Energy sector.
8- RAPID BUS TRANSIT
Four Rapid Bus Transit projects have been allocated a grant in the budget
9- LAW AND ORDER
At least 10,030 posts will be created in Sindh Police and Rs1 billion has been reserved in this regard. Rs 61b has been reserved for the Sindh Police, while Rs2.4b has been reserved for Rangers compared to last year’s Rs2.2b.
Agriculture development budget has been set at Rs4.5 billion. Rs50b will be recovered from cotton fees.
The Sindh government has met the targets set for 2014-15 in respect of tax revenues. New target set at Rs126 billion. The minister claims that province have shown better results in collecting tax revenues than federal government and other provinces.
Increase in budget of agriculture, irrigation, food, energy and works and services departments has also been recommended in the next fiscal year. Read More