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Salary of Government Officials in India

The President of India is the first citizen of the country that is why he/she receives the highest salary in the country. The President of India receives Rs. 500,000 as basic salary plus other allowances fixed to President of India. The Vice-President of India is the second highest paid official in the country who receives Rs.400,000 plus other allowances fixed to Vice President of India.
Sep 6, 2019 17:07 IST
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The Constitution of India envisages some important posts to run the different offices of the country. The officers responsible for different works are paid for their work. In this article we have mentioned the salary of President of India, salary of Chief Justice of Supreme court and salary of Governor of a state etc.

Position in the Indian order of precedence

Post

Basic salary+other allowances

1

 President

500,000 (US$7,200) + Other allowances fixed to President of India

2

Vice-President

Rs. 400,000 (US$5,800) + Other allowances fixed to Vice President of India

3

Prime Minister

Rs. 160,000 (US$2,300) (salary received as a Member of Parliament)+ allowances as a Member of Parliament+ Other allowances for the Prime Minister of India.

4

Governors of States

Rs.350,000 + Other allowances fixed for Governors of States.

6

Chief Justice of Supreme Court

Rs.280,000 + Other allowances fixed for Chief Justice of India.

9

Judges of Supreme Court of India

Rs.250,000 + Other allowances fixed for SC Judges.

9A

Chief Election Commissioner of India Rs. 250,000 (US$3,600)+ Other allowances.

Rs. 250,000 + Other allowances

9A

Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Rs.250,000 + Other allowances.

9A

Chairman of Union Public Service Commission

Rs. 250,000 (US$3,600) + Other allowances.

11

Cabinet Secretary of India

Rs. 250,000 + Other allowances. Senior-most civil servant in Government of India.

11

Lieutenants Governor of Union Territories

Rs. 110,000 + Other allowances fixed by the Union Government

12

Chiefs of Staff (Army, Navy, Air) in the rank of General and equivalent ranks in Indian Armed Forces

Rs. 250,000 + Other allowances

14

Chief Justice of High Courts

Rs. 250,000 + Other allowances fixed for Judges.

16

Judges of High Courts

Rs. 225,000 + Other allowances fixed for Judges.

21

Member of Parliament of India Rs. 100,000 (US$1,400)

 

Constituency allowances  Rs. 45,000 + Parliament office allowance Rs.45,000 + Parliament session allowance ( Rs.2,000 )/day.

 

23

Secretaries to Government of India, Special Secretaries to Government of India, Vice Chief of Army Staff/Commanders in the rank of Lieutenant General and equivalent ranks in Indian Armed Forces

Rs. 225,000 + Other allowances.

23

Chief Secretaries of State Governments, Additional Chief/Special Chief Secretaries to State Governments

Rs. 225,000 + Other allowances. Senior IAS in State Governments.

25

Additional Secretaries to Government of India

Rs.182,200 (Minimum Pay) to Rs.224,100 (US$3,200) (Maximum Pay) + Other allowances.

25

Principal Secretaries to State Governments

Rs. 182,200 (Minimum Pay) to Rs. 224,100 (Maximum Pay) + Other allowances.

26

Joint Secretaries to Government of India, Major General and equivalent ranks in Indian Armed Forces

Rs. 144,200 (Minimum Pay) to Rs. 218,200 (Maximum Pay)+ Other allowances.

26

Secretaries to State Governments

 

Rs. 144,200 (Minimum Pay) to Rs. 218,200 (Maximum Pay) + Other allowances.

The above list of the Indian officials is very important for the various competitive exams to be held in India. So students need to learn it with utmost attention.

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