With the passing of Telangana Payment of Salaries and Pensions and Removal of Disqualifications (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Telangana Assembly, the salaries of the legislatures goes double.
The chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao gross salary has hiked from Rs.2.44 lakh to Rs.4.21 lakh, The pay has been increased from Rs.16,000 to Rs.51,000 per month . The constituency allowance hiked to Rs.2.30 lakh from Rs.83,000.
Chief whip and whips will get Rs.4 lakh against the existing 2.42 lakh. (monthly package which includes salary, constituency allowance and other perks. )
Assembly and council chairman will get Rs.4.11 lakh against Rs.2.42 lakh.(monthly package)
Legislators will get a monthly package of Rs.2.50 lakh against the existing Rs.95,000. (monthly package)
With this Telangana legislator will be highest monthly package than any other states legislator in the country. The even surpassed the Delhi state, where the cost of living is highest in the country.