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Cabinet approves revision of pay and allowances of Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories

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The chaired by Shri Modi has given its approval for revision of pay and allowances of Governors of Union Territories.

It will bring the pay and allowances of LGs at par with that of the to the

Details:

The Cabinet has approved the proposal for increasing the pay and allowances of Governors of Union Territories with effect from 1st January, 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 Govt. of It will be subject to the condition that the total emoluments (excluding sumptuary allowance and local allowances) shall not exceed the total emoluments drawn by the of a State.

Background:

The pay and allowances of Governors of Union Territories remain at par with those of officers of the rank of to the The pay and allowances of Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories was last revised with the approval of the Cabinet with effect from 1st January, 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 Secretary to the has been revised from Rs. 80,000/- to Rs. 2,25,000/- per month with effect from 01.01.2016 as per (Revised) Pay Rules, 2016.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 12:54 IST
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