If raised as proposed, Rs. 147 b more will have to be spent on their salaries and another Rs. 12 b on retired officers in their pension payments.
Already, 44 per cent of state revenue has to be set aside for the payment of salaries of public servants.
It was Rs. 900 b out of the Rs. 2,040 b revenue in 2018.
Statistics show 1,251 state institutions employ 1.5 million persons.