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COVID-19: 30 % pay cut for PM, Union minister; MPLAD fund suspended for 2 year

COVID-19: 30 % pay cut for PM, Union minister; MPLAD fund suspended for 2 year

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 April 2020 2:06 PM GMT

NEW DELHI: To deal with the financial situation in India that has been impacted amid lockdown Union minister Prakash Javadekar has said that PM, Union Ministers and parliamentarians will receive a 30 % pay cut.

Besides, the President, Vice President and all the Governors have also decided to take a 30 percent cut in their salaries for a year.

The Cabinet also decided to cancel allocation of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) funds. MPLADS will be 'suspended for two years, 2020-21 and 2021-22.

https://twitter.com/PrakashJavdekar/status/1247136046610964484

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