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Cabinet approves revision of pay, allowances of LGs

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Wednesday approved the revision of pay and allowances of Governors (LGs) of Union Territories, bringing them at par with that of a to the Union

"The Cabinet, chaired by Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for increasing the pay and allowances of LGs with effect from January 1, 2016 from Rs 80,000 per month plus dearness allowance, sumptuary allowance at the rate of Rs 4,000 per month and local allowances to Rs 2,25,000 plus dearness allowance, sumptuary allowance at the rate of Rs 4,000 per month and local allowances at the same rate as applicable to the officers of the rank of to the government," an official statement said.

This will be subject to the condition that the total emoluments (excluding sumptuary allowance and local allowances) shall not exceed the total emoluments drawn by a Governor, the statement added.

The pay and allowances of LGs were last revised with effect from January 1, 2006 from Rs 26,000 (fixed) per month to Rs 80,000 (fixed) per month plus dearness allowance, sumptuary allowance at the rate of Rs 4,000 per month and local allowances.

The pay of officers of the rank of to the of has been revised from Rs 80,000 to Rs 2,25,000 per month with effect from January 1, 2016, as per the Central Civil Services (Revised) Pay Rules, 2016.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 15:44 IST
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