In Delhi assembly, five bills were passed to grant salary hike and allowances by 66.67 per cent to the Ministers, MLAs, and others. The proposition will be sent to the President and after getting approval the ministers, MLAs and others will get a salary hike from Rs 54,000 to Rs 90,000, which also includes allowances.
Salary Hike For Delhi Ministers, MLAs
After the hike the basic pay of them will increase from ₹12,000 to ₹30,000 and with all the allowances including telephone bills, travelling and other the salary will be hiked to ₹90,000.
To hike the salaries of the “chief minister, MLAs, Chief Whip, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, and the Leader of Opposition” there were five bills were proposed in the two-day Delhi Assembly session. After 3 hours, of long discussion and debate, three bills were passed by the members of the legislative assembly. This decision to increase the salaries was approved by every member in the assembly including Opposition Leader Ramvir Singh Bidhuri.
While being in support of the decision Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, “The proposal is to increase the basic salary of the members from Rs 12,000 to Rs 30,000. The success of any institution depends on the talent and their salary is an integral part of this talent. We get our salaries from the taxpayers, so we should thank the public for the increment in the salaries from Rs 54,000 to Rs 90,000.”
Detailed Salary Structure
“As per the salary breakup shared by the Delhi government, following approval, the base salary of MLAs will be hiked from Rs 12,000 to Rs 30,000; constituency allowance from Rs 6,000 to Rs 10,000; telephone bill from Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000. Secretariat allowance has been increased from Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000. If approved, travel facilities of MLAs will also increase from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh.”