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Sikkim govt hikes honorarium of zilla & gram panchayat members

Press Trust of India  |  Gangtok 

The government has substantially hiked the monthly honorarium of zilla and gram members with effect from April 2018, officials said.

A state cabinet meeting chaired by on Saturday decided to hike the monthly honorarium of the zilla members and gram sabhapati from Rs 4,800 to Rs 10,000, they said.

The honorarium of gram panchayat up-sabhapati (deputy chairperson) has also gone up from Rs 4,000 to Rs 9,500.

The honorarium of gram panchayat members has also been raised to Rs 9,000 per month against the earlier sum of Rs 3,200.

has 113 Zilla panchayat members and 1,040 gram panchayat members.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 13:15 IST
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