KPK Announces 10% Salary Increase for Government Employees in Budget 2024-25

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Unveils Budget 2024-25 with Focus on Public WelfareThe Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government presented a Rs 1754 billion surplus budget for the fiscal year 2024-25, prioritizing public welfare initiatives.

Here are some key highlights:

Salary and Pension Increase:

The budget proposes a welcome increase of 10% for both salaries and pensions of government employees. This will benefit a significant portion of the provincial workforce.

Minimum Wage Hike:

Recognizing rising living costs, the budget proposes an increase in the minimum wage from Rs. 32,000 to Rs. 36,000. This will provide some financial relief to low-income earners.

Additional Important Points:

Details beyond salaries and minimum wage are not yet readily available. However, surplus budgets often indicate the government’s intention to invest in development projects across various sectors like education, healthcare, and infrastructure.

To get a more comprehensive picture of the budget’s allocations, we can expect further announcements or official documents released by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Department in the coming days.

This budget seems to prioritize public well-being through increased salaries, pensions, and minimum wage. Stay tuned for further updates on how the budget allocates resources for development projects across the province.

Updated: May 25, 2024 — 11:15 pm © 2022