Govt issues ordinance to cut salaries of all MPs and Ministers by 30% for one year in the wake of COVID19

Cabinet Briefing by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Cabinet Decisions :

  • Cabinet approves Ordinance amending the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954 reducing allowances and pension by 30% w.e.f. 1st April, 2020 for a year.
  • The President, Vice President, Governors of States have also voluntarily decided to take a pay cut as a social responsibility . The money will go to Consolidated Fund of India.
  • Cabinet approves temporary suspension of MPLADS during 2020-21 and 2021-22 for managing health and adverse impact of outbreak of COVID19 in the country.

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