Nepal | October 23, 2019

How much are VIPs, including President and PM, paid monthly?

THT Online

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:

Designation Monthly salary
1 President Rs 150,450
2 Vice President Rs 106,030
3 Prime Minister Rs 77,280
4 Deputy Prime Minister Rs 65,200
5 Cabinet Minister Rs 60,970
6 State Minister Rs 57,780
7 Assistant Minister Rs 56,490
8 Speaker Rs 67,320
9 Deputy Speaker Rs 60,970
10 Leader of Main Opposition Party Rs 60,970
11 Chief Whip of Ruling Party Rs 60,970
12 Chief Whip of Main Opposition Party Rs 57,780
13 Whip of Ruling Party Rs 57,780
14 Chairperson of Committee under Parliament Rs 57,780
15 Member of Parliament Rs 55,230
 16 Chief Justice of Supreme Court Rs 73,680
 17 Justice of Supreme Court Rs 60,970
 18 Head of Constitutional Bodies Rs 57,780
 19 Member of Constitutional Bodies Rs 54590
 20 Attorney General Rs 60,970
 21 Chief Secretary Rs 58,880*
 22 Secretary Rs 54,848*
 23 Chief of Nepal Army Staff Rs 58,880*
 24 Inspector General of Nepal Police Rs 54,848*
 25 Inspector General of Armed Police Force Rs 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

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