Coronavirus: President, PM and MPs cut their salaries by 30% to fight Corona
The central and state governments are making all efforts to prevent and fight the spread of Coronavirus in the country. In this, effective steps are also being taken. Meanwhile, some important decisions were also taken in the cabinet meeting on Monday. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar (Prakash Javadekar) informed that it has been decided to reduce the salary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all MPs by 30 percent for the next 1 year for the war with Corona virus infection (Covid 19). With this, MPs funds will not be given to MPs for the next 2 years.
Prakash Javadekar also told that the President, the Vice-President and all the governors have also decided to reduce their salary for the war from Corona. This reduction in salary for the next 1 year will be effective from April 1, 2020. This entire amount will go to the organized fund of the country.
MP funds will not be available for 2 years
The President, Vice President, Governors of States have voluntarily decided to take a pay cut as a social responsibility. The money will go to Consolidated Fund of India: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar https://t.co/ExTFqVJTMa pic.twitter.com/xubj3ObqAn
— ANI (@ANI) April 6, 2020
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar informed that as per the decision of the cabinet, the release of MP funds of all MPs to improve health services in the country and to deal with the damage caused by corona virus is temporary till 2020-21 and 2021-22 Is being banned.
According to the Union Minister, the 2-year MP fund of all MPs will be Rs 7900 crore jointly. This amount will be given in the organized fund of India.
4067 people infected in the country
Please tell that the number of corona infects has crossed 4000 in the country. So far, 4067 people in the country are infected with the Corona virus. At the same time, 109 people have lost their lives so far. To prevent the spread of corona infection, the government has declared a 21-day lockdown in the country.