What is the salary of Vice President of India? See the luxurious house of the Vice President

After Draupadi Murmu was elected as the President, now it is the turn of the Vice Presidential elections in India. Jagdeep Dhankar from BJP and Margaret Alva from opposition are the main contenders for this post. Nominations for the Vice Presidential Election 2022 for the country’s second-largest constitutional post were filed by July 19. Now the election is to be held on Saturday, 06 August 2022. Before the country gets a new Vice-President, we are telling you some special things about this post. Vice President of India Salary How much is it? How much allowance does the Vice President get? What facilities are available? Read everyone’s answer further.

First know- Qualification of Vice President

It is the second largest constitutional post in the country after the President. For this, the candidate must be a citizen of India. He should be at least 35 years old. Apart from this, he has the ability to contest elections for Rajya Sabha. As the Speaker of the Upper House of the Parliament, the Vice-President of India also has the responsibility to lead the Rajya Sabha.

salary of vice president of india

The salary of the Vice-President of India is fixed under the 'Salaries and Allowances of Parliament Officers Act, 1953'. Our Vice President gets the salary and facilities of the Speaker, because he is also the Speaker of the Rajya Sabha. According to this, the Vice President gets a salary of Rs 4 lakh per month. Till 2018 it was 1.25 lakh monthly. It was improved and the salary increased by 220 percent in one go.

When the President is out, the Vice-President acts as his caretaker in his place. During this, they get the salary and facilities of the President.

Perks, Perks of the Vice President

The official residence of the Vice President, which has everything needed and decorations with full furniture. The Vice President's House is also known as the Vice-President's House. Its address is- Bungalow No. 6, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi. This bungalow is spread over 6.48 acres (about 26,223.41 square meters). The current Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu shared a picture of this residence in November 2019.

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Apart from salary and accommodation, these facilities are also given to the Vice-President-

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • full medical expenses
  • Full time driver, Full cost of fuel, Private car
  • Free train and air travel
  • Other personal staff including gardeners, cooks, sweepers
  • Landline connection and its full cost
  • Mobile phone and its full cost
  • Personal Security, Bodyguard

After retirement, the Vice President of India is given 50% of the salary as pension. Apart from this, some other facilities including medical are given for life.

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