Andhra Pradesh

Honorarium for ZP chiefs enhanced to Rs. 40,000

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The State government has increased the honorarium of elected representatives of Panchayat Raj Institutions from panchayat Sarpanches to Chairpersons of Zilla Praja Parishads.

The honorarium of Sarpanches has been increased from Rs.1,000 to Rs.3,000, while that same for ZPP Chairpersons has seen a quantum jump from Rs.7,500 a month to Rs.40,000.

Similarly, the government has increased the remuneration of Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency members from Rs.2,250 to Rs.6,000 a month, while the same for Mandal Praja Parishad presidents has gone up from Rs.1,500 to Rs. 6,000 a month.

The Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency members will now get Rs. 3,000 instead of the existing Rs.750.

The enhanced honorarium will come to the effect from October 1, according to a Government Order issued by the Secretary, Panchayat Raj Department here on Monday.

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