Surprisingly, the Madhya Pradesh government has increased ex-CMs' pension by over 600%.
This pension of Rs 1.7 lakh will not be given if a former chief minister of MP occupies a position in the Union or the State Cabinet."
Earlier, the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave nod for the rise in the salary and perks of members after a gap of six years.
With this, the salaries and allowances of MLAs will go up to 1.10 lakh from Rs 71,000 per month. Chief Ministers and the Speakers pay packet will rise to 2 lakh from 1.43 lakh and to Rs 1.85 lakh from Rs 1.20 lakh, respectively.
Ministers pay will rise to 1.70 lakh from Rs 1.20 lakh, and that of ministers of state to 1.50 lakh from 1.03 lakh