KP Chief Minister approved upgradation of Govt employees from BPS-1 to 16
Peshawar (Daily Business Recorder / Wednesday, December 10, 2014) – KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has in principal approved the up-gradation of all technical and non-technical government employees from BPS-1 to 16 on the pattern of clerk community and has directed the concerned authorities to submit summary for the purpose within ten days.
He however made it clear that increase in the salaries would be made soon if resources of the province granted space for it otherwise these pays would be enhanced from next financial year – July 1st for sure.
He made this announcement while talking to representative delegation of Technical and Non-Technical Govt Employees Coordination Council that called on him at CM House Peshawar with Malik Muhammad Naveed as head and apprised the Chief Minister of its problems and demands.
Provincial Minister for Information and Higher Education Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani and Secretary Establishment Dr. Akhtar Nazir Warach were also present on the occasion.
Chief Minister said that increasing salaries of government employees according to international level is vision of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf while his provincial government was quite eager to enhance the pays and scales of all government employees manifold as soon as possible with the only condition of excellent performance and delivering to the masses. However he said that first we have to arrange and ensure availability of resources and for this purpose serious steps are being taken to improve the governance and financial discipline as well as plug all the loopholes of corruption.
He said that graph of corruption would drop considerably when government employees are paid to level of satisfaction and hence steps of the government would also yield fruits them in this regard. He regretted that meagre salaries were the basic reason of escalating corruption in the past.
He asked the government employees to cooperate with government in uprooting corruption, discharge their duties honestly and come up to the expectation of the government in service delivery to the masses. He assured that he would be the guarantor then to improve their working condition and increase their pay packages as per their satisfaction.
Pervez Khattak further asked the government employees to strictly avoid strikes and protests but adopt a decent way to appraise the government of their grievances. He said the people especially the poor suffer the most of such strike calls that would never be tolerated by his government at any cost.