KARACHI: The PPP-led Sindh government is all set to roll out its budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 with an outlay of Rs1.4 trillion in the provincial assembly today. The provincial government will present a no-tax budget in the provincial legislature, to be announced by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in his budget speech, sources relayed.
According to the government sources, Rs222 billion allocation has been earmarked for the provincial development programme, in the budget.
The provincial budget for the year 2021-22 proposes a 20 to 25 per cent raise in salaries and pensions of the government employees. The minimum wage for the labourers is expected to be set at Rs25,000, the sources said.
The provincial government will announce a special development package for Karachi in the new budget, with an allocation of Rs24 billion for launching 10 new mega projects for the metropolis. In new Sindh budget, recruitment in the police department and raise in announces will likely to be announced.