Lok Sabha Election results 2024: Know salaries, allowances, perks of elected MP

Lok Sabha Elections 2024

    India recently concluded its Lok Sabha Elections 2024, a major event that saw citizens cast their votes. While the NDA managed to cross the halway mark with a tally of 293 seats. As the new Members of Parliament (MP) prepare to take their seats, the salaries and perks are worth looking at.

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MP Salaries

    An MP earns a basic salary of Rs 1,00,000 per month. It was set after the recent pay hike in 2018, with the aim of aligning their salries with the inflation rates.

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Allowances and perks

    MPs receive Rs 70,000 per month as a constituency allowance-to cover expenses related to maintaining offices and engaging with constituents.

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Office expenses

    A Member of Parliament receives Rs 60,000 per month for office expenses, which includes costs for stationary, telecommunications staff salaries, etc.

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Daily allowance

    During a parliamentary sessions and committee meetings, MPs are entitled to a daily allowance of Rs 2,000 to cover food, loding, and any other expenses while they are in the capital.

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Travel allowance

    MPs are entitled to 34 free domestic air journeys per year for themselves and their immediate families. They also receive free first class train travel for official and personal purposes.

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Medical facilities

    MPs and their immediate families are entitled to free medical care under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).

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