Government employees were waiting for the past few months for the increase in their salaries either according to unified pay scale or through new revised pay scale or through an allowance. They will feel happy as Government has decided that to double the salaries of employees from January 2013 after revising their pay scales. That is why, these days government employees mostly talking about the increase in salaries and it is the hot topic among them. Although the Government doubled the salaries of all employees but it seems that it will not very sufficient because if we look at the inflation rate in Pakistan at present then we will find that it is very high. As a result, price of everything reaching maximum level in Pakistan. As the salary is the only source of income for most of government servants which directly affect them so there is need to increase the salary more. Increase in salaries was expected in last year in 2012 but now it was decided that salaries will increase in Jan, 2013 according to 2013 budget.
For this reason according to some sources, the federal finance ministry asked the Pay and Pension Commission whose head is a Former Governor State of Pakistan (SBP), Dr Ishrat Hussain to revise the pay scale of all employees according to the budget of current year to provide benefit to government employees without creating a burden on the national exchequer. Some sources are also saying that the government is trying to get an advantage in coming general elections that is why they decided to raise the salaries of employees by giving allowance up to 20% in salaries and in pension. While the armed forces and the Judiciary would not subject to uniform pay scale as they will continue to work within their existing pay scale.
Here we are showing chat in which maximum and minimum increase in salaries is shown according to scale wise:
Scale 2: min increase would be Rs.980 while max increase would be Rs.2000
Scale 3: min increase would be Rs.1010 while max increase would be Rs.2210
Scale 4: min increase would be Rs.1040 while max increase would be RS.2420
Similarly from scale 5 to scale 22 government employees 20% increase in salaries and pension would be applied which is great news for the employees who are working at present in the government sector.