President, Vice-President, Governors get salary hike

January 10th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the hike in salaries of the President, the Vice President and the Governors.

The Cabinet has doubled the monthly pay packet of the President from Rs 50,000 to Rs 100,000.

The Cabinet has also increased the Vice-Presidents salary from Rs 40,000 per month to Rs 85,000, Information and Broadcasting Minister P R Dasmunsi told reporters.

The salary of Governors has been raised from Rs 36,000 a month to Rs 75,000, he added.

Former Presidents’ emoluments have also been doubled to Rs 6000,000 a year and more facilities have been sanctioned for the spouses of late Presidents and Vice-Presidents.

The increased emoluments would come into effect from January 1. (ANI)

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