The Central Government is planning to double the salaries and allowances of Member of Parliament. If this kind of proposal will get approved by the Finance Minister, then every MP will earn Rs 2.8 lakh per month. In fact, their pension will also see a jump.
The government is planning to increase the monthly salary of an MP from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh, constituency allowance from Rs 45,000 to Rs 90,000 and secretarial assistance plus official allowance from Rs 45,000 to Rs 90,000.
The proposal is currently with the finance ministry and also suggesting that basic pension should also be raised from Rs 20,000 to Rs 35,000 per month. Also those, who have served for more than 5 years would get an additional amount.