How much are VIPs, including President and PM, paid monthly?
The Ministry of Finance has made public the revised salary scale of the government service holders and the VIPs, effective from the start of new fiscal year.
Here is the list of monthly salary that the VIPs draw from the state coffers:
Deputy Prime Minister
Leader of Main Opposition Party
Chief Whip of Ruling Party
Chief Whip of Main Opposition Party
Whip of Ruling Party
Chairperson of Committee under Parliament
Member of Parliament
Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Justice of Supreme Court
Head of Constitutional Bodies
Member of Constitutional Bodies
Chief of Nepal Army Staff
Inspector General of Nepal Police
Inspector General of Armed Police Force
The salary scale was been endorsed by the Cabinet meeting on last Friday, to be effective from the new fiscal year which began Saturday, July 16.
According to the new scale, the staffer to draw the least monthly pay from the state coffers is a recruit of the Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force, who gets Rs 16,830.
In the annual budget announcement for the new fiscal, the government had announced to raise the salary of civil servants by 25 per cent.
* Two grades included