New salaries commission to review public, private salary structures


Feb 24, 2016 (LBO) – The cabinet has decided to appoint a new Salaries and Cadre Commission to broadly and formally review salary structures and cadre requirements with a view to creating a more effective and contented Public Service.

The proposed commission which will comprise of learned and experienced officers is also to formulate a salaries and cadre policy having regard to the manpower needs of the private sector.

The President in his manifesto has given an undertaking to set in motion necessary measures to improve efficiency and raise productivity of the public service and improve living conditions and office work satisfaction of public servants.

Meanwhile the cabinet has also decided to implement the new salary structure for public service with effect from 01.01.2016 which includes 10,000 rupees allowance.

It has been decided by the budget proposals 2016 to revise the salaries of public service adding the special allowance and the interim allowance of 10,000 rupees to the basic salary.