New Delhi: Salary of Delhi MLAs has been increased. Salary and allowances have been increased by more than 66 percent. Delhi MLAs will now get Rs 90,000 as their monthly income as against Rs 54,000.
This is the first such amendment in 12 years. The last time the salary and allowances of MLAs were revised was in 2011. The salaries and allowances of the Chief Minister, Ministers, Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Chief Whip have also been increased by 136 per cent to Rs 1,70,000 per month from the earlier Rs 72,000 per month.
The basic pay for MPs has been increased from Rs 12,000 per month to Rs 30,000 per month and for ministers from Rs 20,000 to Rs 60,000 per month. The pay hike came into effect on February 14, 2023, after President Draupadi Murmu gave her assent to the move.
Let us tell you that in India, MLAs get the highest salary in Telangana. Including all allowances here, an MLA gets Rs 2.5 lakh per month.