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Members of Parliament to get 100 per cent salary hike..!!!

The official further stated, “the constituency allowance of each parliamentarian will jump from existing Rs 45,000 per month to Rs. 90,000 and the secretarial assistance and office allowance will climb to Rs 90,000 per month from existing Rs 45,000

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 2 Nov 2016 3:53 AM GMT

Members of Parliament to get 100 per cent salary hike..!!!
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New Delhi: Here comes good news for the Member of Parliaments. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has agreed to provide 100 per cent rise in their salaries. Their salary will now amount from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh per month. The PMO has also decided to revise all allowances of MPs as well.

According to a PMO official, “Totalling the entire salary break-up, the salary of the parliamentarians will now climb from existing Rs 1,90,000 to Rs 2,80,000 per month.”

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The official further stated, “the constituency allowance of each parliamentarian will jump from existing Rs 45,000 per month to Rs. 90,000 and the secretarial assistance and office allowance will climb to Rs 90,000 per month from existing Rs 45,000.

Their salaries may also be increased:

  • The government is also deciding over to increase the salary of the President from current Rs 1.5 lakh per month to Rs 5 lakh per month.
  • The current salary of governors amounting to 1.10 lakh may be increased to Rs 2.25 lakh.

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The proposal:

  • The decision was taken considering a proposal made by the Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament, headed by Bhartiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath.
  • PM Modi had earlier suggested setting up a separate commission for it, but the it was discarded due to the pressure from the MPs.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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