Union Cabinet approves salary cut of PM and MPs

  • The has approved an ordinance to cut the salary of Prime Minister and MPs by 30%.
  • Also, the President of India, Vice President of India, and the Governors of states have voluntarily offered to take the 30% salary cut as a social responsibility.
  • The Union Cabinet has also suspended the MPLADS scheme for the next 2 years.
  • (MPLADS) is a Government of India scheme that enables the members of parliaments (MP) to recommend developmental work in their constituencies.
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