Salary of the government officials in India

Following is the list of different government officials in the Indian government, along with their respective post and position in the Indian order of precedence.[1]

Position in the Indian order of precedence Post Salary per month (Basic Pay) Other emoluments and allowances
1 President 500,000 (US$7,000)[2][3] + Other allowances fixed to the President.
2 Vice President 400,000 (US$5,600)[4] + Other allowances fixed to the Vice President.
3 Prime Minister ₹1,60,000 (salary received as a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha) + allowances as a Member of Parliament [5]+ Other allowances fixed to the Prime Minister.
4 Governors 350,000 (US$4,900)[6] + Other allowances fixed to Governors.
6 Chief Justice of the Supreme Court 280,000 (US$3,900) + Other allowances fixed to the Supreme Court Chief Justice.
9 Judges of the Supreme Court 250,000 (US$3,500) + Other allowances fixed to Supreme Court Judges.
9A Chief Election Commissioner 250,000 (US$3,500)[7][8] + Other allowances.
9A Comptroller and Auditor General 250,000 (US$3,500)[8][9] + Other allowances.
9A Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission 250,000 (US$3,500)[10][11] + Other allowances.
11 Cabinet Secretary 250,000 (US$3,500)[12][13] + Other allowances. Senior-most civil servant of the Union Government.
11 Lieutenants Governors 110,000 (US$1,500)[6] + Other allowances fixed to Lieutenant Governors.
12 Chiefs of Staff (Army, Air, Naval)
in the rank of General and equivalent ranks in the Indian Armed Forces
250,000 (US$3,500)[12][13] + Other allowances. Senior-most Armed Forces personnel.
14 Chief Justices of High Courts 250,000 (US$3,500) + Other allowances fixed to the High Court Chief Justices.
16 Judges of High Courts 225,000 (US$3,200) + Other allowances fixed to High Court Judges.
21 Members of the Parliament 100,000 (US$1,400)[14] + Constituency allowances 45,000 (US$630) + Parliament office allowance 60,000 (US$840) + Parliament session allowance (2,000 (US$28) per day).
23 Secretaries to the Union Government, Special Secretaries to the Union Government,
Secretary General of the Supreme Court
Vice Chief of Army Staff/Vice Chief of Air Staff/Vice Chief of Naval Staff/Commanders in the rank of Lieutenant General and equivalent ranks in the Indian Armed Forces
225,000 (US$3,200)[12][13] + Other allowances.
23 Chief Secretaries, Additional Chief Secretaries/Special Chief Secretaries to State Governments 225,000 (US$3,200)[12][13] + Other allowances. Senior-most civil servant of State Governments.
25 Additional Secretaries to the Union Government
Registrar General/Registrar of the Supreme Court
182,200 (US$2,600) (Minimum Pay) to
224,100 (US$3,100) (Maximum Pay)[12][13]
+ Other allowances.
25 Principal Secretaries to the State Governments
Registrar Generals/Registrars of High Courts
182,200 (US$2,600) (Minimum Pay) to
224,100 (US$3,100) (Maximum Pay)[12][13]
+ Other allowances.
26 Joint Secretaries to the Union Government,
Additional Registrars of the Supreme Court, Major General and
equivalent ranks in the Indian Armed Forces
144,200 (US$2,000) (Minimum Pay) to
218,200 (US$3,100) (Maximum Pay)[12][13]
+ Other allowances.
26 Secretaries to State Governments
Additional Registrars of High Courts
144,200 (US$2,000) (Minimum Pay) to
218,200 (US$3,100) (Maximum Pay)[12][13]
+ Other allowances.

Chief ministersEdit

The salary of the Chief Ministers vary from state to state. The following table shows the salary of CM of each state of India.

Salary of chief ministers of all states as of 2019
State CM Salary

per month[a]

Telangana 410,000 (US$5,700)
Delhi 400,000 (US$5,600)
Uttar Pradesh 365,000 (US$5,100)
Maharashtra 340,000 (US$4,800)
Andhra Pradesh 335,000 (US$4,700)
Gujarat 321,000 (US$4,500)
Himachal Pradesh 310,000 (US$4,300)
Haryana 288,000 (US$4,000)
Jharkhand 272,000 (US$3,800)
Madhya Pradesh 255,000 (US$3,600)
Chhattisgarh 230,000 (US$3,200)
Punjab 290,000 (US$4,100)
Goa 220,000 (US$3,100)
Bihar 215,000 (US$3,000)
West Bengal 210,000 (US$2,900)
Tamil Nadu 205,000 (US$2,900)
Karnataka 200,000 (US$2,800)
Sikkim 190,000 (US$2,700)
Tripura 185,500 (US$2,600)
Kerala 185,000 (US$2,600)
Mizoram [b] 184,000 (US$2,600)
Rajasthan 175,000 (US$2,500)
Uttarakhand 175,000 (US$2,500)
Odisha 165,000 (US$2,300)
Meghalaya 150,000 (US$2,100)
Arunachal Pradesh 133,000 (US$1,900)
Assam 125,000 (US$1,800)
Manipur 120,000 (US$1,700)
Puducherry 120,000 (US$1,700)
Nagaland 110,000 (US$1,500)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ This salary includes the Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance and House Rent Allowance.
  2. ^ passed by Assembly Session on 21 November 2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Budget 2018: Salaries of President, Vice President, Governors hiked - Times of India". The Times of India. 1 February 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2020.
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  3. ^ "President okays her own salary hike by 300 per cent". The Indian Express. 3 January 2009. Retrieved 6 May 2012.
  4. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/election-for-vice-president-to-be-held-tomorrow-here-are-the-top-10-things-to-know/articleshow/59913931.cms
  5. ^ as per Section 3 of "The Salaries and Allowances of Ministers Act 1952 and the rules made thereunder" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  6. ^ a b "1982 Act" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 February 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
  7. ^ "Election Commission (Condition Of Service Of Election Commissions And Transaction Of Business) Act, 1991". Vakil No. 1. Archived from the original on 23 January 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2012.
  8. ^ a b "The High Court and Supreme Court Judges Salaries and Conditions of Service Amendment Bill 2008" (PDF). PRS India.
  9. ^ "THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR-GENERAL'S (DUTIES, POWERS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ACT, 1971". CAG India. Archived from the original on 27 August 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
  10. ^ Banerjee, Kritika (16 February 2017). "7th Pay Commission: UPSC chief's salary zooms to Rs 2.5 lakh from Rs 90,000 per month". India Today. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Nearly three-fold hike in UPSC chief's ministers salary". The Economic Times. 15 February 2017. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h "Report of the 7th Central Pay Commission of India" (PDF). Seventh Central Pay Commission, Government of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 November 2015. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h Biswas, Shreya, ed. (29 June 2016). "7th Pay Commission cleared: What is the Pay Commission? How does it affect salaries?". India Today. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  14. ^ "The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament act, 1954 and the rules made thereunder" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 28 January 2019.