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The Glamour Of Poverty

The Congress ties itself in behavioural knots over spending

The Glamour Of Poverty
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The Glamour Of Poverty
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The Mantri

Salary and Perks

  • Salary Rs 16,000 per month
  • Daily Allowance Rs 1,000 (for each day of attendance in Parliament)
  • Constituency Allowance Rs 20,000 per month
  • Office Expenses Rs 20,000 per month
  • Furniture & Electrical Appliances Rs 2.5 lakh for cabinet minister. Rs 2 lakh for minister of state.
  • Housing Government accommodation for rent not exceeding Rs 650 per month

Travel

  • Air Free executive air class travel for minister, along with his private secretary or assistant private secretary or a personal assistant. Can charter a plane, if required
  • Rail Can reserve a standard gauge saloon or an inspection carriage. If not, he can reserve a first class compartment. Can take along one relative, two personal...
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