Health Desk—Dec 13, 2017: A meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Social Welfare on Wednesday suggested to urgently finalize the government policy for paying salaries and allowances for teachers, officers and employees of Autistic Schools and the physically challenged as per the National Pay Scale-2015.
The recommendation was made at the 31st meeting of the committee of the 10th parliament held at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with its president Md Mozammel Hossain, MP, in the chair.
Other member of the committee--State Minister for Social Welfare Nuruzzaman Ahmed, MP, Pir Fazlur Rahman, MP, Abdul Matin MP and Begum Lutfa Taher MP attended it.
The meeting also recommended for implementing the proposal of increasing monthly allowance to Taka 3500 from existing taka 2600 for 10,300 inmates of 85 Shishu Paribar across the country.
Besides, detailed discussions were held on preparing the second report of the Standing Committee on the Ministry of Social Welfare and outsourcing of the National Disabled Development Foundation for expansion of its activities.