In the recent news, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah put forward the proposed provincial budget for fiscal 2022-23 with a total expenditure of Rs1.7 trillion in the assembly on Tuesday. In the budget allocation, Murad Ali Shah announced increasing government employees’ salaries by 15 percent and pensions by 5 percent and stated that if any province will provide extra raises in salaries then Sindh will also increase its salaries package for all government employees and pensioners.
Murad Ali Shah Announces to Merge Ad-Hoc Allowances in the Basic Salaries of Govt Employees
He further declared to merge ad-hoc allowances for the years 2016 to 2021 in the basic salaries of the government employees as well. CM announced following the pattern of the federal government and integration of ad-hoc relief allowances from 2016 to 2021 in the basic salaries of the public servants. CM Sindh announced a Social Security Package of Rs26.850 billion for the stability of the low wagers in the province. He also announced to complete 1510 schemes in the financial year 2022-23.
Government to Establish University Campuses in Seven Districts of Sindh
In addition to this, the Sindh government has allocated Rs326.80 billion for education and announced to establish university campuses in seven districts including Korangi, Karachi West, Kamari, Malir, Tando Muhammad Khan, Tando Allahyar, and Sajawal.
Moreover, Korangi will have a University of Technology and Skill, Vocational or Industrial Development, Karachi West and Kamari will have sub-campuses of this university, and Malir will have a sub-campus of NED University. Tando Muhammad Khan and Tando Allahyar will be given sub-campuses of IBA Karachi or Sukkur IBA. Mehran University will have a sub-campus in Sajawal.