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Unified/Revised pay structure committee asked govt to announce new pay scales for employees

Announce New Pay Scales for Government Employees – Dr. Ishrat Hussain Pay Committee Proposes

Islamabad ( Saturday, October 27, 2012) – Dr Ishrat Husain-led committee constituted to remove distortions in public sector salary structures has asked the government to create fresh pay scales in order to remove the existing anomalies and has refused to become party to any cosmetic measures, said officials on Friday.

Creation of Fresh Pay Scales
“We have conditioned the finalising of the committee’s recommendations on the removal of existing distortions because just lip service will not serve the purpose,” said Husain. “The creation of fresh pay scales is necessary to attracting talented people into public service as with the existing pay structure of BS-17, no one will come into the public sector.”

Next Meeting after Eid-ul-Azha
Husain said that the committee will meet after Eid to review the work done by the provincial governments for putting in place fresh scales for employees. “Civil service reforms cannot be achieved without putting in place a merit-based policy and a result-based incentive structure,” he maintained.

Transportation Monetization

The committee has also criticised the government’s flawed monetisation policy for transportation. “The car monetisation policy of the government has not been put out in the spirit it was conceived by the last pay committee,” said Husain.

“Although the government claimed it reduced expenditures by implementing the car monetisation policy, it would have done much better had there been ownership of these reforms.”An example of the distortions in the implementation of the transport monetisation scheme, say sources, is the fact that drivers for monetised cars are still claiming overtime allowances.

“These claims are being approved by the bosses of these drivers, despite the fact that the government has provided drivers Rs10,000 in cash and overtime allowances have been disallowed.”

Housing Monetization
(Another group of experts and bureaucrats are now working to devise a plan for the monetisation of housing under the chairmanship of Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr Nadeem Ul Haq.)

“The existing distortions in the pay structure can be removed without burdening the national exchequer and the committee is working towards devising a feasible plan for achieving an efficient civil bureaucratic structure in the country,” said sources in the finance ministry.

(Published in Daily TheNews Lahore)

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  1. ye sub bakwas he.koi mukhlis nhe.bureaicrats inhuman hna sirf saray dete han un ke kisi bat pe etbar krmna bewakufi ha.shame on corruptpoliticians and selfish bureaucrats.

    • Abdul Qadir Shaikh

      agar wake me govt.ko pay scale revised karna heto phr itna sochne ka kya faida he? kha ma kha apna time and pesa kharab kar rahe hen, aur dosron ka b. nahi karna heto koi baat nahi hai. hamain pata he k hamari govt.khud ghareeb hai. hamain apni ghareeb govt.ka ehsas hai. plz jo b fesla karne hai wo jaldi kardo,take awam ko tention khatam ho jae

  2. chuzon ke committee hai apne laye dana akata kar rahe hai. meeting & eating bohat purana concept hai.
    They are good for nothing.
    Star plus ka drama hai jitna lamba karo gai autna he lamba hoga.

  3. Mai pehle kai bar comment de chuka k ” yeh 1 qist war darama hai.” agr inho ne revised krna thay to budget mai krte, eid se pehle meeting hui us mai likha tha k ab 1 jan 2013 revised nai ho saktay, kyu k khazana boaj brdasht nai kr sakta.. Ab phr meeting.
    Eid k bd phr meeting.
    DR SAHIB! S darama ki last qist nashar kr daen…

  4. Dr sb yehi waqt he faisla karne ka, agar doosri govt aagai to ye mamla phir khatai me par jayega. Hum umeed karte hain k eid k baad meeting me ups decide hojayega.

  5. Dr sb agar kuch karne me mukhles ho to kar he dallo aur low paid sarkari mulazmin ki douwaon se faizyab ho jao

  6. Kuch decide b kro .hr roz meeting hi krty rehty ho

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