In a landmark move, Bhutan announces that salaries of teachers, nurses, doctors and all medical staff will be hiked.
On June 5 the Cabinet of Bhutan has announced that salaries of teachers, nurses, doctors and all medical staff will be hiked, making them the highest-paid civil servants in the country.
The report states that announcement will benefit around 8,679 teachers, and 4,000 medical staff.
A press release issued by the Bhutanese Prime Minister’s Office stated: “If the pay revision comes through as proposed by the government, teaching becomes the highest-paid profession in the country.”
The reason for the pay revision could be higher stress levels and longer working hours in both medical as well as teaching professions.
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