The NDA government has proposed to set up a special commission to recommend salaries and allowances of members of parliament, an official release said on Sunday.
The ministry of parliamentary affairs proposes the constitution of a three-member independent Emoluments Commission to recommend salaries and other allowances for MPs.
The proposal is contained in the agenda notes prepared by the ministry for the two-day All India Whips' Conference in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh from 29 September.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will chair the conference, the release said.
Chief whips and whips of various political parties in Parliament and state legislatures will attend the conference and discuss establishing inter-party forums in legislatures for better coordination to enable effective functioning of legislative bodies.
Ministry of Parl Affairs proposes a 3-member independent Emoluments Commission to recommend salaries & other allowances for MPs
— ANI (@ANI_news) September 27, 2015
The last revision in salary of MPs was made in 2010 and MPs presently get a salary of Rs.50,000 per month. — ANI (@ANI_news) September 27, 2015