MP House session ends; salaries of ministers, MLAs go up
Madhya Pradesh Assembly was on Friday adjourned sine-die after the house passed salary and emoluments Bill which effects a substantial hike in the salaries of MLAs and passed the budget for financial year 2016-17.
The Bill for enhancing the salaries and allowances of Assembly Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Leader of Opposition (Amendment) was piloted by Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Narottam Mishra.
Mishra also piloted the (amendment) bill for enhancing salary and allowances of sitting members and also the pension for former members, while Minister of State for General Administration Department, Lal Singh Arya, presented the bill for raising the same for the Ministers. All three bills were passed unanimously without discussion.
Earlier, the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave nod for the rise in the salary and perks of members after a gap of six years.