Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, who also holds the finance portfolio, presented budgetary proposals for Fiscal Year 2022-23 in cabinet session on Tuesday for approval.
Sind budget for FY 2022-23 will be presented in the Sindh Assembly today.
Murad Ali Shah has stated that there will be no new taxes imposed in the provincial budget for the coming fiscal year. “A development budget of Rs 262 billion has been proposed,” Sindh CM said.
Sindh Government Budget 2022 Salary Increase
“The government has also proposed a 15% increase in government salaries for FY2022-23,” Shah said. Furthermore, a 5% increase in pensions has been proposed.
“In budget papers, Rs 250 billion has been proposed for the overall health sector budget,” he said.
“The government has proposed a 20 percent increase in the education budget for the coming year,” he said.
According to a previous report, the provincial government intended to include Rs32 billion in the district development budgetary proposals.
The Sindh government had also estimated that projects funded by foreign donors would cost Rs100 billion.