Sunday , April 5 2020

Poor Punjab Assembly MPAs seek massive rise in pays and allowances


LAHORE – A private bill seeking raise in the salary of Members of Provincial Assembly (MPAs) was submitted in Punjab Assembly on Friday.

The bill, submitted by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) member Ghazanfar Abbas Cheena, recommended an increase in basic salary along with a raise in six incentives.

The bill recommends enhancing basic salary from Rs18,000 to Rs3,00,000, daily allowance from Rs1000 to Rs4000 and conveyance allowance from Rs600 to Rs3000.

Besides this, the bill suggests raise in yearly additional travelling allowance from Rs1,20,000 to Rs5,00,000, monthly house rent from Rs29,000 to Rs50,000 and utility allowance from Rs6000 to Rs20,000.

Moreover, the bill also seeks to increase service allowance from Rs10,000 to Rs50,000 while monthly petrol allowance and vehicle repair allowance for standing committee chairman should be fixed at Rs30,000 and Rs12,000 respectively.

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