Salary, perks up for UP legislators

They will now get Rs 50,000 a month as salary and perk, up from Rs 30,000 earlier

PTI | February 8, 2010

The Uttar Pradesh government today announced a raise in the salary and perks of legislators, assembly speaker, council chairman and ministers.

"The government has decided to hike the salary and perks of members to Rs 50,000 per month from existing Rs 30,000," Chief Minister Mayawati announced in the legislative assembly and legislative council today.

Till now, an MLA or MLC was getting Rs 3,000 as monthly salary, Rs 15,000 constituency allowance, Rs 6,000 medical allowance and Rs 6,000 as secretary allowance.

"Now the members will get monthly salary of Rs 8,000, besides 22,000 as constituency allowance, Rs 10,000 medical allowance and Rs 10,000 secretary allowance," she said.

The salary of speaker and deputy speaker of the assembly and chairman and deputy chairman of the council has been hiked to Rs 12,000 from existing Rs 5,000 per month.



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