Don’t be influenced by propaganda, civil servants told
KUALA LUMPUR: Civil servants were told not to be influenced by propaganda spread by irresponsible people.
Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa said civil servants had been given incentives since Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak took office.
“Don’t bite the hand that feeds you. Don’t be influenced by propaganda.
“We have to support the government’s plan to boost productivity and realise its hopes for the people.”
“In the Transformation Plan, the welfare of civil servants has been prioritised,” he said after opening a residential complex for civil servants in Jalan Cochrane here yesterday.
Ali said pensions had seen a two per cent hike yearly since 2013.
“Civil servants who have reached the maximum in their salary scale were given a three per cent automatic increment.
“They have been given annual increments in the past two years despite the global financial crisis.”
Ali said teachers and doctors had enjoyed time-based promotions while civil servants could serve in the same post, with increments, until they reached the salary grade of super scale A.
He said other incentives were given based on economic growth.
Ali said the government wanted to introduce hire purchase schemes for civil servants so that