BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 The Cabinet has during yesterday’s meeting decided to complete the implementation of the THB 15,000 salary base for civil servants with a bachelor’s degree by January 2014 as well as adjust salaries of other types of employees upwards .
The minimum salary of civil servants with bacelor’s degrees will be raised to THB13,300 in Jaunuary 2013 and to THB15,000 in 2014.
Those holding high vocational diplomas and vocational diplomas will be paid THB10,200 and 8,300 respectively in 2013. Their salaries will increase to THB11,500 and 9,400 in 2014.
The budgets required is THB 5 bil in the first year and THB 7 bil in the second year.
The Cabinet has also agreed to raise the number of Tablet computers to be procured for Grade1 students and teachers in Bangkok and Chon Buri to one million this year. It is also planning to purchase spare Tablet computers for all 3,600 schools. Amendments to the purchase deal will be submitted to the Attorney General Office for consideration.
(NNT : Vipaporn Pooritanasarn)