Punjab budget 2019-20
The governor has convened budget session of the Punjab Assembly after Eid on June 13. The annual budget for the year 2019-20 and supplementary budget for 2018-19 will be presented on Friday (June 14) at 3pm.
A gazette notification to the effect was issued by the Assembly Secretariat here on Monday. Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi will preside this 10th session of the 17th Assembly.
Overall budget volume is expected to be Rs.1430 billion after allocation of Rs400 billion under development while the provincial government would not impose new taxation.
Education and health departments are prioritized under development programmes as Rs52 billion and Rs50 billion allocations are suggested for education and health sectors respectively.
How Many percent raise in salary and pension of government employees by Finance Department Punjab
Finance Department Punjab has recommended ten percent raise in salary and pension of government employees in the upcoming (2019-20) provincial budget.
The finance department sources have revealed that Rs530 billion will be spent on salaries and pensions of government employees for the next fiscal year. Out of the total sum, Rs320 billion will be paid as salaries and Rs210 billion as pensions.