Salary of Home Minister of India 2019 – Basic Salary, Allowance, Income & Expenditures

Check out the Salary of Home Minister of India. Amit Shah is the current minister for the Ministry of Home Affairs. He was born on 22nd October 1964. Amit Shah married Sonal Shah and there are having only son Jay who is an engineer from Nirma University and is the joint secretary of the Gujarat Chess Association. He was the president of the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB) in 2000. He loves chess and was the president of the Gujarat Chess Association. In 1986, he joined BJP, one year before Modi joined the party. In 2002, under Narendra Modi’s government in Gujarat, he was given charge of several major sections including Home, Parliamentary Affairs, and Law and Justice.

He was elected as a member of Lok Sabha in 2019 Elections from Gandhi Nagar. Amit Shah was first elected as an MLA in Gujarat in 1997. Shah was the BJP’s in-charge for India’s largest and politically for the state, Uttar Pradesh, during 2014 Lok Sabha elections. BJP won 73 out of 80 seats. As a result, Shah rose to national prominence and was appointed as the party’s national president in July 2014. The Salary of Home Minister of India is Rs 1 Lakh per month. In the previous article, we have given complete details about Salary of Vice President of India.

Powers and Functions of Home Minister

The primary responsibility of Home Minister is to maintain India’s Internal Security and Domestic Policy. The Ministry of Home Affairs controls various departments like Department of Border Management, Department of Internal Security, Law and Order, etc. The Ministry of Home Affairs has the following constituent Departments :

  • Department of Border Management
  • Department of Internal Security
  • Department of Jammu and Kashmir Affairs
  • Department of Home
  • Department of Official Language
  • Department of States

Salary of Home Minister of India

Events Information
Current Home MinisterAmit Shah 
Born22nd October 1964
Name of the Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseSonal Shah
Residence16, Sudeep Society, Royal Crisant, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad
ChildrenJay Shah (Son)
Salary of Home Minister of IndiaRs 1,00,000 per month 
Net WorthRs 38.81 crore 

Salary of Home Minister – Allowances

The Home Minister of India also gets the same benefits as President & Vice President. Allowances, Facilities of Car, House, and other accommodations, etc are also provided

Allowances Information
Annual IncomeRs 12,00,000
Monthly SalaryRs 1 lakh
Travel AllowanceFree
Medical AllowanceFree
Expenses of Home Minister in India

Government of India spends over 22.5 million rupees annually on other expenses like Housing, Food, staff, hosting of guests, etc. Governor in India including salary also enjoys the facilities such as Free Residence, Free Medical Assistance. Free Accommodation and Travel facilities are also provided.

Previous Income of then Home Ministers

Our First Home Minister of India is Vallabhbhai Patel who served from 15 August 1947 – 12 December 1950. Here we have mentioned the income of former Presidents of India : 

Number Name of the Home Minister Term PeriodSalary 
30thRajnath Singh26 May 2014 – 30 May 2019Rs 1,00,000
1stSardar Vallabhbhai Patel15 August 1947 – 12 December 1950
29Sushil Kumar Shinde31 July 2012 – 26 May 2014
Highest & Lowest Paid Home Minister of India

At present, the highest-paid Home Minister is Amit Shah and the lowest paid is the former Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

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