25 per cent hike in govt employees’ salary

The government has announced 25 per cent hike in the existing salary of the government staffers.

Minister for Finance Bishnu Prasad Poudel made the announcement while unveiling the budget estimates for Fiscal Year 2016/017 at the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament here today.

The budget, first since the promulgation of the new constitution on September 20, 2015, has provisioned the increment as per the annual estimation of revenue and expenditure of the government for 2016/017.

The budget tabled last year had not revised the salary for the civil servants.

Source: MyRepublica