CM Salary India 2018 (Chief Minister Salary State Wise List)

Chief Minister Salary India (CM Salary List Monthly Yearly): The Salary of Chief Ministers of each state in India have been provided below, updated as per latest records from public documents. CM Salary is fixed by respective State Assembly and the Central Government or the Parliament has nothing to do with it. The Salary of Cheif Ministers tend to be hiked every 10 years. Just like the Salaries paid to MLA‘s in India, A CM Salary also includes DA and other allowances. In the below table, we have provided the Salary of Chief Minister for each individual state in the ascending order.

Salary of Chief Ministers in India

 State  CM Salary
Telangana Rs.4,10,000
Delhi Rs.3,90,000
Uttar Pradesh Rs.3,65,000
Maharashtra Rs.3,40,000
Andhra Pradesh Rs.3,35,000
Gujarat Rs.3,21,000
Himachal Pradesh Rs.3,10,000
Haryana CM Salary Rs.2,88,000
Jharkhand Rs.2,72,000
Madhya Pradesh Rs.2,55,000
Chattisgarh Rs.2,30,000
Punjab CM Salary Rs.2,30,000
Goa CM Salary Rs.2,20,000
Bihar CM Salary Rs.2,15,000
West Bengal Rs.2,10,000
Tamil Nadu Rs.2,05,000
Karnataka Rs.2,00,000
Sikkim Rs.1,90,000
Kerala Rs.1,85,000
Rajastan Rs.1,75,000
Uttarakhand Rs.1,75,000
Odisha Rs.1,60,000
Meghalaya Rs.1,50,000
 Arunachal Pradesh Rs.1,33,000
Assam Rs.1,25,000
 Manipur Rs.1,20,000
Nagaland Rs.1,10,000
Tripura Rs.1,05,500

Telangana CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Telangana is Rs.4,10,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,80,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.96,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.30,000.

Delhi CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Delhi is Rs.3,90,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,55,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.82,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.60,000 and other small additions.

Uttar Pradesh CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh is Rs.3,65,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,50,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.90,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.52,000 and other small additions.

Maharashtra CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra is Rs.3,40,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,45,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.86,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.40,000 and other small additions.

Andhra Pradesh CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is Rs.3,35,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,38,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.79,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.46,000 and other small additions.

Tamil Nadu CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is Rs.2,05,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.85,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.56,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.28,000 and other small additions.

Gujarat CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is Rs.3,21,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,92,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.49,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.30,000 and other small additions.

The Salary of the Chief Minister of Gujarat has recently seen a significant hike of 90%, which happens to be one of the highest ever increments in the recent times.

West Bengal CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of West Bengal is Rs.2,10,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,02,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.42,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.24,000 and other small additions.

Karnataka CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Karnataka is Rs.2,00,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.1,20,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.34,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.16,000 and other small additions.

Kerala CM Salary

The total salary of the Chief Minister of Kerala is Rs.1,85,000 per month. This includes a Basic Salary of Rs.90,000, Dearness Allowance of Rs.41,000, Travelling Allowance of Rs.20,000 and other small additions.

Components of Salary of Chief Ministers

Basic Salary

Basic salary of a Chief Minister is the base income of an individual. Basic salary is the amount paid to employees before any reductions or increases due to overtime or bonus, allowances (internet usage for those who work from home or communication allowance).

Basic salary is a fixed amount paid to employees by their employers in return for the work performed or performance of professional duties by the former.

Base salary, therefore, does not include bonuses, benefits or any other compensation from employers. As the name suggests, basic salary of a Chief Minister is the core of the salary of an employee. It is a fixed part of the compensation structure of an employee and generally depends on her or her designation. If the appointment of an employee is made on a pay scale, the basic salary may increase every year. Else, it remains fixed.

Dearness Allowance

The Dearness Allowance (DA) is a cost of living adjustment allowance paid to Government employees, Public sector employees (PSU)and pensioners in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India. Dearness Allowance is calculated as a percentage of an Chief Minister’s basic salary to mitigate the impact of inflation on people.

House Rent Allowance

A Chief Minister who live in a rented house can claim House Rent Allowance or HRA to lower taxes. This can be partially or completely exempt from taxes. The allowance is for expenses related to rented accommodation. If you don’t live in a rented accommodation, this allowance is fully taxable.

Analysis on Salary of Chief Ministers

There has been a common misconception among people that Chief Ministers of a State does not earn much as all there expenses are borne by the State Government.

In order to hike Salary of a CM, One has to get approval from the respective State Governor in charge.

Conclusion: CM Salary India

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