MP's take home salary is Rs 45 lakh per annum + other allowances.

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  1. Ray

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    Interesting.

    I am not good at calculating all this type of stuff.

    One wonders if this is indeed the reality!
     
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    If indeed that is the sum, then why have such huge scams?

    Who is the money for?
     
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    This does not seem right at all as the President, who gets the highest govt. paycheck of 1.5 lakh ruppees per month. So that makes Pratibha Patil's annual salary to be 18 lakhs per year. No way can a MP earn more than the President. 45 lakhs per year is not the correct figure. Its way inflated.

    Mrs. Pratibha Patil - President of India
    Born: 1934 India - Married - Children: 2

    SALARY :
    # Annual: INR 1,772,738.00
    # Monthly: INR 147,728.00
    # Weekly: INR 35,455.00
    # Daily: INR 7,091.00

    Notification: the salarychecker is based on a 5 days working week and two weeks holiday per year.On 11 September 2008, Government of India has increased the salary of President to Rs. 1.5 lakh (US$ 3,100). However, almost everything that the President does or wants to do is taken care of by the annual Rs 225 million (US$ 4.7 million) budget that the Government allots for the upkeep.
     
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    The MPs income includes the other perks like stationery, travel etc.

    That is not be reckoned in the President's pay mentioned in comparison.

    President has her own aircraft, ADCs, Military Secretary, a free palace and a host of people to ensure her comfort. Add that too, if one is to be fair to the MPs' take home calculations!

    As mentioned in the latter half of the post, the colossal sum to maintain the President is what is to be reckoned!
     
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    Salary for MP in India

    Salary & Govt. Concessions for a Member of Parliament (MP)

    Monthly Salary : Rs. 50,000

    Perks are there and the salary they want is 1.3 lakhs per month.
     
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    Perks are what is the fun of the whole exercise!

    In any job!

    And it should be weighed with their output.

    They have become as sinecure as the post of the President!

    Necessity driven, even if ceremonial!

    In other jobs you can be sacked for non performance. But not so our Peoples' Representatives; at least for the duration of their tenure and same is the case with the President!
     
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    ^^^^^^

    Actually you are right in that respect. They in effect do not pay anything plus their salary is practically for free but that is the way it is setup in all other countries.

    If you want output based public office then the constitution needs to be changed and for that you would need 2/3rds majority in parliament. But I don't think any party would do that. But not only India, all democracies in the world are plagued by the same vice. I live in USA and it is even worse here.

    But still somehow the Presidential form of government looks a better prospect because people would directly choose their president.
     

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