Dhaka : The Bangladesh Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to hike the salaries and benefits of members of Bangladesh Judicial Service
The Cabinet fixed the monthly salaries of senior district judges at Taka 78,000.
The salary hike will be effective from July 1, 2015, while the increased allowances and other benefits will come into effect from July 1 this year, Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam was quoted by the Daily Star, as saying at a media briefing.
Basic salaries of assistant judges at the entry level have been raised to Taka 30,950 from Taka 16,000, he added.
The salaries were increased following the recommendations of the Bangladesh Judicial Service Pay Commission in line with the National Pay and Services Commission, he said. (ANI)