Pay Upgradation

The former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, visited Central Jail Lahore and Central Jail Rawalpindi during his tenure and passed various orders regarding management of prisons and prisoners. He issued directions to the concerned authorities of the Punjab Government for upgradation of pay scales of the Prison Officials/Officers and to increase their pay packages on the analogy of the Police Department. In compliance with the orders of the Honorable Chief Justice, the Government of the Punjab issued notification of upgradation of Pay Scales from Assistant Superintendent to IG Prisons and increase in pay packages (one initial pay in addition) for all ranks (vide Government of the Punjab, Home Department, Lahore’s Notifications No.SO (Prs) 18-24/2009 dated 26th September 2009).