New Delhi: The Members of Parliament are likely to get a steep hike in salary soon as the Centre is planning to give a 100 per cent raise, taking their basic pay from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh per month, a media report said.
The report further added that the PMO has given a nod to consider a recommendation made by the Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament.
The Joint Committee is headed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Yogi Adityanath.
The government is also mulling over increasing the President’s salary from current Rs. 1.5 lakh per month to Rs. 5 lakh and the Governor’s salary from current Rs. 1.10 lakh to Rs. 2.5 lakh.