PESHAWAR – Provincial Finance Minister Muzzafar Said on Wednesday presented fifth budget of PTI-led KPK government in provincial assembly for fiscal year 2017-18.
Earlier, the provincial cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, approved the budget recommendations.
Delivering the budget speech, the finance minster said that the government was struggling for human resources development since holding the office.
The provincials government has allocated Rs126 billion for development programmes, while Rs385 billion for non-development programmes.
Salaries and Pensions
A 10% raise has been proposed in the salaries and pensions of provincial government employees.
Allocation of over Rs25 billion has been recommended for health sector.
Rs5.4 billion allocated for health insurance program.
Rs12 billion allocated for procurement of instruments for hospitals