Thursday, September 11, 2008

Maha 6th Pay Commission, President of India given 300% pay hike

By Khabrein.Info News Desk,

New Delhi, Sept 11, 2008: Call it maha 6th Pay Commission. The President of India has been given 300% pay hike. President Pratibha Patil who received Rs 50000 salary will now get an astronomical Rs 150000 as her monthly salary.

The Vice President and governors have also been given hefty hikes. Now Vice President of India Hamid Ansari will receive a monthly salary of Rupees 125000 while governors will get a monthly paycheck of rupees 110000.

The decision was taken in a meeting of cabinet committee on economic affairs and was chaired by none other than Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.

The hefty pay hike in the salary of president, vice president and governors come shortly after approximately 25 percent pay hike of central government employees.

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