Supreme Court’s budget increases by Rs500 million to Rs3.55 billion

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In the federal budget presented in the National Assembly on Friday, the Supreme Court’s budget for the next financial year has been proposed to increase by Rs500 million.

For the financial year 2023-24, Rs3.55 billion has been proposed in the federal budget with an increase of Rs500 million.

In the current financial year, the budget of the Supreme Court was allocated Rs3.54 billion, 669.3 million in the form of salaries of employees and Rs2.17 billion in allowances.

In addition, Rs405.9 million for operating expenses, Rs179 million for employees’ pensions, Rs17.5 million in grants and subsidies and Rs76.5 million for purchase of equipment have been proposed in the federal budget.

More than Rs16 billion proposed for law ministry

On the other hand, in the federal budget 2023-24, it is proposed to keep more than Rs16 billion for the Law Ministry, 6 billion for NAB and more than 1.25 billion rupees for the local courts of Islamabad.

During the financial year 2023-24, a budget of Rs16 billion 13 crore 86 lakh 86 thousand has been proposed for the Ministry of Law.

According to the budget document, it is proposed to allocate Rs7.37 billion for the Law and Justice Division.

It has been proposed to set aside Rs290 million for the Federal Judicial Academy.

Apart from this, Rs827 million 31 thousand has been proposed for the federal Shariah court and Rs224.766 million for the Council of Islamic Ideology.

According to the budget document, a budget of Rs6.15 billion is proposed to be allocated for the accountability agency NAB.

It has been proposed to set aside Rs1.26 billion for the district courts of Islamabad.