Echo on women’s rights in the new Parliament, know how much salary MPs get… Apart from salary, these facilities also – Did you know how much salary does an member of parliament MPs get in India here full detail of all allowances tutc
Tuesday was a historic day for India, work was started in the new Parliament Building after leaving the almost 100 years old Parliament. Proceedings have also started in the new hi-tech Parliament House equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, built at a cost of about Rs 1200 crore. The first major work that happened as a historic surprise in the special session in this new building was that the Women’s Reservation Bill was passed by the Cabinet. Let us now talk about the salary, allowances and other facilities given to the MPs elected by you who debate in both the Houses of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
This much allowance for attending the Parliament session
According to the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2010, he gets a salary of Rs 50,000. Apart from this salary, many other types of allowances and benefits are given to the Member of Parliament i.e. MP. If the Parliament session is going on, then they are given daily allowance to participate in it. Apart from this, these MPs are also given Constituency Allowance every month, which is Rs 45,000.
Road, rail and air travel facilities
Not only this, many other facilities and allowances are given to these MPs. For example, traveling allowance is given for coming from one’s constituency to attend the session of Parliament. Under this, if the MP travels by train, then he is given AC Pass in executive class i.e. first class category. Whereas if these MPs travel by air, they are paid one-fourth of the air fare of any airline and if they travel by road by their own vehicles, they are paid Rs 16 per kilometre. Let us tell you here that a total of 34 single air travel facilities are given to every Member of Parliament along with his/her family every year.
These facilities are available in addition to office expenses
The list of facilities and allowances provided to MPs does not end here. They also get separate money for pension, stationery, office expenses and insurance. Talking about office expenses, MPs are given Rs 45,000 per month for this. In this, an amount of Rs 15,000 is included for stationery and postal expenses. The most important thing is that there is no tax of any kind on the salary or allowances received by MPs, that is, it is tax free. There are many types of allowances they receive, in which many facilities are also available for their family members.
The number of women MPs is going to increase in Parliament
Male and female MPs are given equal facilities and allowances. Now that the Women’s Reservation Bill has been approved on the first day of proceedings in the new Parliament House, the number of women MPs in both the Houses of Parliament will also increase. After this approval, the Women’s Reservation Bill will be presented in the Lok Sabha. It is noteworthy that in the Women’s Reservation Bill, there is a proposal to reserve 33 percent or one-third seats for women in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. This bill was pending for about 27 years.
PM gets an annual salary of Rs 20 lakh!
This is the information about the salary and allowances received by the MPs, now let us talk about the salary of the Prime Minister of the country, then let us tell you that the salary of the Prime Minister of India is around Rs 20 lakh annually. According to this, PM Narendra Modi’s salary as Prime Minister is around Rs 2 lakh per month. Apart from the basic pay, the salary received by the Prime Minister includes daily allowance, MP allowance and many other allowances.
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