Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Basic salary of public workers will be increased by Rs. 2500 from today
Mon, Jan 1, 2018, 10:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 01, Colombo: State sector employees in Sri Lanka will get a Rs. 2500 raise in their basic salaries from today.

The third stage of the salary increase of Rs.10,000 granted to public servants will be effective from today, January 1, the Treasury announced.

The Good Governance government which assumed office on January 8, 2015, pledged to increase salaries of public employees by Rs. 10,000 in four annual sages of Rs. 2,500 each from 2016 up to 2020.

Initially an interim allowance of Rs. 2500 was given in the first stage, without being added to the basic salary.

The Cabinet of Ministers in 2016 approved the revision of salaries in the state sector and decided to add a special allowance of Rs. 10,000 to the basic salary of public employees.

The Treasury mentioned that state employees as well as those going on retirement are entitled to many benefits.

The increase in the basic salary entitles for an increase in the overtime as well as in the procurement of disaster loans. The retirement payments as well as the pensions will increase accordingly.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka condemns attack on Kabul Intercontinental Hotel
-- [4 hours ago]
Economy stabilized amid many challenges - Sri Lanka PM
-- [5 hours ago]
STF deployed for security of Kataragama, CID to investigate police shooting
-- [6 hours ago]
Government allocates Rs. 65 billion to develop 'nearest school'
-- [7 hours ago]
Kataragama returns to normalcy after officer involved in shooting arrested
President instructs IGP to investigate into Uva CM forcing a Principal to kneel down
Ceylon Chamber organizes business forums with Singapore, Indonesia delegations
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission issues guidelines for police officers to follow during local election
Uva Chief Minister resigns from the post of Provincial Minister of Education
Sri Lanka to establish two more medical faculties to expand higher education

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.