Salary and perks of Indian prime minister – We all know that the Prime Minister of India during his tenure receives many facilities and a good salary. But a very few people know, how much salary and what facilities are given to the Prime Minister of India.
What is the system of PM’s security and what rights do they get? So, let us briefly tell you about the salary and perks of Indian prime minister.
What is the salary of the Indian Prime Minister?
- The post of Prime Minister of India is the post of Chief of the Indian Union. According to the Indian constitution, Prime Minister is the head of the Council of Ministers of the Central Government and the Chief Advisor to the President.
- He is accountable to Parliament for the work of the government.
- Prime Minister is the symbol of unity, integrity and prosperity of the nation.
- PM Narendra Modi gets a salary of around Rs.19.2 lakh annually. His per month salary is 1.60 lakh rupees.
- Along with this, many government allowances and other services are allowed to the PM. According to RTI, of 2013, the basic salary of the Prime Minister is 50 thousand, MP allowance is 45 thousand, and the special allowance is 3000 rupees.
What facilities are given to the India’s Prime Minister?
- Apart from the salary offered to the country’s PM, many facilities are provided such as 7 RCR’s luxurious bungalow in Delhi, the special safety limousine car, security like SPG, private jet plane for official use and personal staff etc.
- Apart from this, the expenditure of PM’s stay, food and other travel while on tour is paid by the government of India.
Salary and perks of Indian prime minister
What powers does the prime minister have?
- The Prime Minister is the leader of the majority party of the Lok Sabha and only the PM announces the important policies of the government.
- The annual budget and all other government bills are prepared according to the instructions given by PM.
- He can advise the President to dissolve the Lok Sabha.
- PM builds the Prime Minister’s Council of Cabinet Ministers. Which ministers should have which department/portfolio is also decided by the PM.
- Prime Minister can make changes in departments and remove ministers from their post, chair the meetings of cabinet councils.
- Only after consulting with PM, President can award Bharat Ratna, Padma Bhushan, Padmashri and other National Awards.
- In Parliament, the prime minister is the official spokesperson of government policies in the country and abroad.
- The actual use of the emergency powers received by the President is done by the Prime Minister only.
- The decision of national security is the responsibility of the prime minister.
- The Prime Minister represents India at the international arena. The final decision on Foreign policies is approved by the prime minister.
- The prime minister’s role is also to participate in international conferences, solving international problems and any other overseas disputes.
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Thus, it can be said that in the parliamentary system of India, most of the powers related to the government lies with the Prime Minister. Stay with Tentaran.com for more articles like Salary and perks of Indian prime minister. do follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Disclaimer: The amounts have not been collected on a first-hand basis and is based on the information available on the internet.