Salaries of Tamil Nadu MLAs hiked

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 22:27

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced an increase in the salary of
MLAs, allowing them carry home a package of Rs 55,000 every
month.
Making the announcement in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, she
said the constituency allowance would be hiked from Rs 5000 to
Rs 10,000 for them, resulting in a hike in their monthly
salary and other perks put together.

She announced a similar hike for the Speaker and ministers
resulting in their monthly emoluments increasing from Rs
27,500 to Rs 32,000.
The Deputy Speaker, Opposition Leader and Government chief
whip will now take home a revised salary of Rs 31,500.

The wage revision will put an additional burden of Rs 1.41
crore on the state exchequer, she said adding the revised
structure will come into force from this month.

PTI




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