Who gets the highest salary in PMO?
As a part of the disclosure under the RTI Act, it has been revealed that after the Prime Minister ManMohan Singh gets Rs 1.6 lakh per month. The person getting the highest salary in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is the PM’s media advisor Pankaj Pachauri who gets Rs 1,30,000 p.m. The PMO consists of 404 members and the National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon (Rs 1.13 lakh per month) and the Principal Secretary Pulok Chatterji (Rs 92,000), are amongst those getting the highest pay package.
Muthu Kumar who reports to Pachauri gets more than his boss while Pachauri gets more that the principal secretary Pulok Chatterji, the man he reports to.
The salaries of all the employees in the PMO, the travel details of officials besides the PM’s have been posted on the PMO’s website, as a part of the pro-active disclosure under section 4 of the RTI Act, 2005. One can go directly to the link to know about the salary structure of the different people working in PMO. http://pmindia.nic.in/pmsoffice.php?nodeid=101&showTab=rti