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Salary of Chief Ministers of different States in India

Article 164 of the Indian Constitution envisages that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor. As of now there are 28 states and 9 Union Territories (UTs) in our country. The Chief Minister (CM) of different states receives a monthly salary for their work. In this article we have published the information regarding the salary of all CMs in our country.
Sep 6, 2019 18:36 IST
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The Chief Minister of a state enjoys the same position in the state as the Prime Minister enjoys in the country. Chief Minister of a state is the leader of MLAs in the State Assembly  while the Prime Minister is the leader of MPs in the Lok Sabha.

The officers of the Indian government receives the salary for their work. The salary of Indian President is Rs. 5 lac per month plus allowances.

On the other hand the salary of Chief Ministers in India varies from state to state. The Chief Minister of Telangana receives the highest salary as compared to other CMs in the country.

Let’s have a look on the salary of Chief Ministers in India in the given table;

S.N.

State

Salary (per month in Rupees)

1.

Telangana

Rs.410,000 (US$5,900)

2.

Delhi

Rs.390,000 (US$5,600)

3.

Uttar Pradesh

Rs.365,000 (US$5,300)

4.

Maharashtra

Rs.340,000 (US$4,900)

5.

Andhra Pradesh

Rs.335,000 (US$4,800)

6.

Gujarat

Rs.321,000 (US$4,600)

7.

Himachal Pradesh

Rs.310,000 (US$4,500)

8.

Haryana

Rs.288,000 (US$4,200)

9.

Jharkhand

Rs.272,000 (US$3,900)

10.

Madhya Pradesh

Rs.255,000 (US$3,700)

11.

Chhattisgarh

Rs.230,000 (US$3,300)

12.

Punjab

Rs.230,000 (US$3,300)

13.

Goa

Rs.220,000 (US$3,200)

14.

Bihar

Rs.215,000 (US$3,100)

15.

West Bengal

Rs.210,000 (US$3,000)

16.

Tamil Nadu

Rs.205,000 (US$3,000)

17.

Karnataka

Rs.200,000 (US$2,900)

18.

Sikkim

Rs.190,000 (US$2,700)

19.

Kerala

Rs.185,000 (US$2,700)

20.

Rajasthan

Rs.175,000 (US$2,500)

21.

Uttarakhand

Rs.175,000 (US$2,500)

22.

Odisha

Rs.160,000 (US$2,300)

23.

Meghalaya

Rs.150,000 (US$2,200)

24.

Arunachal Pradesh

Rs.133,000 (US$1,900)

25.

Assam

Rs.125,000 (US$1,800)

26.

Manipur

Rs.120,000 (US$1,700)

27.

Nagaland

Rs.110,000 (US$1,600)

28.

Tripura

Rs.105,500 (US$1,500)

The above table shows that the rich Indian state are paying handsome salary to their Chief Ministers while poor states like all North East States are paying lesser salary to their Chief Ministers.

It is very surprising fact that just top three states, Telanagana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh are paying salary more than the salary of state governors.

This list is important for various competitive exams so aspirants need to remember it with care.

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