Islamabad: The federal government announced on Friday that it will increase the wages and pensions of federal employees by 10%.
Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, in his budget speech, announced that the increase in salaries and pensions would be applicable from July 1 of this year.
The government also proposed an increase in the orderly allowance from 14,000 to Rs 17,500 per month. Apart from this, the integrated allowance of grade 1 to 5 employees was increased from Rs 450 to Rs 900.
Similarly, in order to minimize inflationary pressures, especially on labor and workers, the government has increased the minimum wage to 20,000 rupees per month.