Karachi, July 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Government of Sindh has sanctioned with effect from 1st July 2018 the increase in minimum pension from Rs.6,000/- p.m. to Rs.10,000/- p.m. to civil pensioners of the Provincial Government. The Family pension allowed to the family of a retired Sindh Government employee under the Pension-cum-Gratuity Scheme 1954 and Liberalized Pension Rules 1977 has also been increased from current rate of rs.4,500/- p.m. to Rs.7,500/- p.m.
The rate of minimum pension would be Rs.15,000/- p.m. for the civil pensioners of the Sindh Government who are 75 years age or more on 01.07.2018 or who would attain the age of 75 years subsequently. The rate of minimum family pension would be Rs.11,250/-p.m. for the family of pensioners of Government of Sindh under the Pension – cum-Gratuity Scheme, 1954 and Liberalized Pension Rules, 1977 who are 75 years age or more on 01.07.2018 or who would attain the age of 75 years subsequently. Commutation of any part of the increase allowed will not be admissible.
For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401