Scientists’ salaries increase in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Sept. 18 / Trend D. Azizov /
According to the Committee for Coordination of Science and Technology, the Labor and Social Welfare Ministry and the Finance Ministry, the basic salaries of research institution employees working on scientific and technical programs have increased by more than 2.5 times.
According to the resolution, the amount of the base salary of the Director of the Institute, Professor increased from 416,030 soums up to 1.118 soums, a research assistant - from 293,266 soums to 788,412 soums, trainee researcher - from 231,492 soums up to 622,340 soums.
Salary increases envisaged from September will be conducted at the expense of the state budget.
It was previously reported that the minimum salary was 72,355 soums in Uzbekistan from August this year.
The official exchange rate is 1.934.37 on Sept. 18.