The monthly salary of all officers working in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has been made public as part of suo motu disclosure under the RTI Act with senior IAS officer Bhaskar Khulbe the highest paid at Rs 2.01 lakh.
Khulbe, who is secretary to the Prime Minister, gets a monthly remuneration of Rs 2.01 lakh, according to details of the salary as on June one, 2016 put on the PMO website.
Nripendra Mishra, principal secretary to the PM, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and P K Mishra, additional principal Secretary to Modi get Rs 1,62,500 per month, plus pension, each. All of them are retired civil servants.
Six joint secretaries in the PMO–Tarun Bajaj, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, T V Somanathan, A K Sharma, Anurag Jain and Debashree Mukherjee–get a monthly salary ranging between Rs 1.55 lakh and Rs 1.77 lakh, it said.
Rajeev Topno and Sanjeev Kumar Singla, both private secretaries to the PM, get a monthly salary of Rs 1.46 lakh and Rs 1.38 lakh respectively.
NC Jhingta, secretary to Vajpayee, gets Rs 1.42 lakh while G Muralidhar Pillay, Singh’s Secretary, draws monthly remuneration of Rs one lakh (plus pension), the PMO said.