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How much an MP will now get

The following is the summary of monetary benefits MPs are entitled to as salary and other perks which were Friday proposed to be hiked manifold.



New Delhi: The following is the summary of monetary benefits MPs are entitled to as salary and other perks which were Friday proposed to be hiked manifold.

Each MP gets:

- Basic salary of Rs.16,000. The salary has been hiked by 300 percent as proposed by the cabinet.

- Daily allowance of Rs.1,000 for each day when parliament is in session or taking part in house committee meetings. This has been doubled.

- Constituency allowance of Rs.20,000 a month. This has been doubled.

- Office expense allowance of Rs.20,000 each month. Also doubled.

- Conveyance allowance of Rs.1 lakh, which has gone up to Rs.4 lakh now.

- Spouses of MPs get free train travel from their place of residence to Delhi. They also get up to eight free plane tickets from their place of residence to Delhi.

-IANS

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