thenews.com.pk 22 Sep, 2020 02:30 am

Govt decides to raise Ogra head’s salary from Rs600,000 to Rs1.5m

Govt decides to raise Ogra head’s salary from Rs600,000 to Rs1.5m
ISLAMABAD: The PTI government has decided to increase the salary of Ogra chairman by 150 percent to Rs15,00,000 per month from Rs600,000 the ex-chairman had.The members of Ogra that regulates the...

Top Story September 22, 2020 ISLAMABAD: The PTI government has decided to increase the salary of Ogra chairman (who is yet to be appointed) by 150 percent to Rs15,00,000 per month from Rs600,000 the ex-chairman had.The Cabinet Division though has kept Zainul Abideen Qureshi at top among the three shortlisted candidates for the post of Member Oil in Ogra but has decided to re-advertise the post for slot of Ogra chairman with huge salary package of Rs1.The Federal Cabinet that meets today (Tuesday) will take up the summary of the Cabinet Division about the proposal of re-advertisement of Ogra chairman with a salary of Rs1.However for the post of Ogra chairman, about 18 candidates were shortlisted but all were rejected.

In the proposal, the Cabinet Division asked the federal cabinet to approve the special scale salary for Ogra chairman instead of MP-1 scale salary.Cabinet Division pleaded saying that the special scale salary will help allure the best candidate for the slot of Ogra chairman.

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