DNA: Salaries of MPs to double, will get Rs 2.8 lakh

  • Published on:  Monday, December 28, 2015
  • Even as disruptions shadowed the Winter Session of Parliament, lawmakers are looking ahead to a 100 percent salary hike which may come in the next Budget, government sources said on Thursday. A joint committee of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha has prepared a report recommending the salary of parliamentarians be hiked from the present Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh, constituency allowance from Rs 45,000 to Rs 90,000 and secretarial assistance plus office allowance from Rs. 45,000 to Rs 90,000.