Punjab Assembly Members would have huge salaries

Punjab Assembly

The Punjab Assembly members are entitled to draw Rs 109,000 as monthly salary including allowances.
Punjab Assembly has two hostels which can provide accommodation to only 96 members out of total 371. Others can get accommodation in hotels on assembly expense.
Members are also entitled to receive Rs 3100 per day as session allowance. This allowance is counted four days prior to session and as many as days after the session ends.

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In case of committee meetings, this allowance is counted three days prior and three days after it.
Assembly members can get travelling allowance at the rate Rs 15 per kilometers.
Members receive different amounts under this head depending on the distance of their usual residence from the Assembly premises.

Punjab Assembly
All members get the Rs 1,20,000 per year under the head of annual travelling vouchers as air travel. If the amount is spread over 12 months, the count comes to Rs 10,000 a month. Members are also entitled to receive Rs 6000 per month as utility allowance and Rs 10,000 sumptuous allowance.

Apart from this, a member is also entitled to get free medical treatment at government hospitals.
A member may also be paid all medical bills if he/she chooses to get treatment at some private hospital subject to recommendations of a medical board constituted by the government.
Speaker and the Deputy Speaker are also entitled to receive these allowances as members of the Assembly. But their monthly salary is not more than Rs 56,000.
However, both are also entitled to have designated accommodation.

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