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Secretary to the Prime Minister, Bhaskar Khulbe timesofindia
Nripendra Misra livemint
Six joint secretaries in the PMO–Tarun Bajaj, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, T V Somanathan, A K Sharma, Anurag Jain and Debashree Mukherjee – earn between Rs 1.55 lakh and Rs 1.77 lakh monthly, 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.
The PMO’s website also states that there are 80 multi-tasking staff members and 25 drivers in Modi’s office.
Sharat Chander, information officer, and J M Thakkar, public relations officer in the PMO, get a monthly remuneration of Rs 1.26 lakh and Rs 99,000, respectively.
The PMO has also made public details of monthly remuneration given to Secretary to former Prime Ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh.
NC Jhingta, secretary to Vajpayee, gets Rs 1.42 lakh while G Muralidhar Pillay, Singh’s Secretary, draws monthly remuneration of Rs 1 lakh (plus pension), the PMO said.
The information was posted on the website of the PM’s Office on June 1.