MLA, Ministers to get 50 percent pay rise

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The elected representatives of Karnataka have gifted themselves a bumper salary hike of 50%.

Bills proposing the pay hike were passed by the assembly.

The new hike will come into effect from April 1, 2022. The Bills also propose to increase the salary once in five years automatically.

The Karnataka Ministers Salaries and Allowances (Amendment) Bill, 2022, proposed a salary hike of 50 per cent to the CM and ministers, the Karnataka Legislature Salaries, Pensions and Allowances (Amendment) Bill, 2022, proposed to give a 50 per cent hike in salaries to MLAs, MLCs, Speaker and Deputy Speakers, Council Chairman and Deputy Chairman. They also proposed to get an increase in allowances, towards the members’ houses, travel, and phone bills.

Basic Salary
MLA’s, MLC’s2500040000
Chief Minister5000075000
Leader of Opposition4000060000
House rent for Ministers80000120000
House Maintenance allowance2000030000
Ministers: Fuel Allowance1000 Liters1500 Liters
Sumptuary allowance3 lakh4.5 lakh
Travel Allowance per day20002500
Road Mileage Allowance25 per Km30 per Km

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