PARC employees will hold protest on non-payment of 10% increase in salary & pension in 2018-19

Islamabad:     Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) is an apex
organization in the country. PARC has Establishments all over the country working for
betterment of the livelihood of the resource poor farming community in the country as well as to
ensure food security through better crop production. Despite of decreasing agricultural fertile
land PARC scientists try their level best to self sufficient Pakistan in food grains as well as to
ensure food security in the country.
It is the duty of Govt. of Pakistan to protect the rights of Govt. servants / employees by
providing sufficient funds to meet their needs regarding salary and allowances. The Govt. of
Pakistan announced 10% increase in salary & pension of all Govt. employees working in
different organizations during budget speech of financial year 2018-19. The same increase in
salary and pension were not given to PARC employees till to date by Govt. of Pakistan, Ministry
of Finance, Islamabad.
PARC also submitted their supplementary grant of Rs. 1352/- million to M/o National Food
Security & Research during July, 2018 but no funds released by the M/o Finance, Govt. of
Pakistan till to date.
In the light of the situation created by Govt. of Pakistan, joint action committee of PARC
Scientists (PARSA) & PARC Employees Association (EAPARC) at its all allied research stations
are holding a strong & peaceful protest against the attitude of M/o Finance, Govt. of Pakistan for
release of funds of Rs. 1352/- million as supplementary grant to meet the liabilities of PARC on
account of 10% increase in salary, pension, commutation, PM family assistance package for
deceased employees, 35% arrear of rental ceiling. Electronic and Print Media is requested to
highlight the financial issue of PARC.

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