What Pranab Mukherjee will earn

Last Updated: Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 21:39

New Delhi: As president, Pranab Mukherjee will draw a salary of Rs 1.5 lakh a month.

He will get to stay in the imposing Rashtrapati Bhavan, and have retreats in Shimla and Hyderabad.

His official car will be a bulletproof Mercedes Benz. Around 200 staff will maintain the Rashtrapati Bhavan,

On retirement, he will get (at current rates) Rs.75,000 a month as pension besides a furnished rent free bungalow (Type VIII).

Other perks for a retired president include two free landline and a mobile phones, five personal staff including a private secretary, an official car and staff expenses of Rs.60,000 a year. He can travel free with a companion by train or air.


First Published: Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 21:39

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