Nepal-govt-salaryKATHMANDU: Do you know how much the state pays to the VIPs, including President and Prime Minister,  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:

DesignationMonthly salary
1PresidentRs 150,450
2Vice PresidentRs 106,030
3Prime MinisterRs 77,280
4Deputy Prime MinisterRs 65,200
5Cabinet MinisterRs 60,970
6State MinisterRs 57,780
7Assistant MinisterRs 56,490
8SpeakerRs 67,320
9Deputy SpeakerRs 60,970
10Leader of Main Opposition PartyRs 60,970
11Chief Whip of Ruling PartyRs 60,970
12Chief Whip of Main Opposition PartyRs 57,780
13Whip of Ruling PartyRs 57,780
14Chairperson of Committee under ParliamentRs 57,780
15Member of ParliamentRs 55,230
 16Chief Justice of Supreme CourtRs 73,680
 17Justice of Supreme CourtRs 60,970
 18Head of Constitutional BodiesRs 57,780
 19Member of Constitutional BodiesRs 54590
 20Attorney GeneralRs 60,970
 21Chief SecretaryRs 58,880*
 22SecretaryRs 54,848*
 23Chief of Nepal Army StaffRs 58,880*
 24Inspector General of Nepal PoliceRs 54,848*
 25Inspector General of Armed Police ForceRs 54,848*

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