Salary of President of India 2019 – Basic Salary, Allowance, Income & Expenditures (Latest Report)
Check out the Salary of President of India 2019. Our current President of India is Ram Nath Kovind. The President is indirectly elected by both houses Parliament & Legislative Assemblies. Ram Nath Kovind is the Head of State of India and commander in chief of Indian Armed Forces.
Ram Nath Kovind was born on 1st October 1945. He is an Indian politician serving as the 14th President of India since July 2017. He was the Governor of Bihar from 2015 – 2017 and also a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from 1994 – 2006. Before entering politics, he was a lawyer in Supreme Court and Delhi High Court until 1993. At present, the Salary of President of India is Rs 5 lakhs per month. Also, In the previous article, we have given complete details about Salary of Governor in India.
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Educational Back Ground
Kovind completed his schooling in Kanpur and obtained degrees of B.Com and LLB from Kanpur University. IN 1971, he worked as an Advocate in Bar Council of New Delhi. He also worked as a lawyer in Supreme Court and Delhi High Court for 16 years until 1993.
Parliamentary and Public Life
He was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh in April 1994. Shri Kovind also served as a Member of the Board of Management of Dr B. R. Ambedkar University, Lucknow and Member of the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
Salary of President of India
|Current President of India||Ram Nath Kovind|
|Born||1st October 1945|
|Name of the Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Children||Prashant Kumar Kovind (Son)|
Shweta Kovind (Daughter)
|Residence||Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rajpath, New Delhi, Delhi, India|
|Salary||Rs 5 lakhs per month|
President of India – Salary & Allowances
The President of India receives Rs 5 lakhs per month which is non-taxable. Until 2017, the President used to get Rs 1.50 lakh per month which is less than Cabinet Ministers of the Country. In 217, it has increased to Rs 5 lakh per month.
In addition to the salary, the President gets other allowances such as Free Medical, Housing and Treatment Facilities, Food, etc.
|Annual Income||Rs 60,00,000|
|Monthly Salary||Rs 5 lakhs (Non-Taxable)|
Expenditures for President of India
Government of India spends over 22.5 million rupees annually on other expenses like Housing, Food, staff, hosting of guests, etc. He gets a car ” Mercedes Benz S600 (W221) Pullman Guard “. The spouse of President will also get secretarial assistance of Rs 30,000 per month. Free Medical Facilities and Accommodation are also provided.
Previous Income of Former Presidents
Our First President of India, Rajendra Prasad’s then salary was Rs 10,000 per month + allowances. He used to take only 50% of the salary, saying that the amount was enough and efficient for his family and himself.
Here we have mentioned the income of former Presidents of India :
|Number||Name of the President||Term Period||Salary|
|1st President of India||Dr Rajendra Prasad||26th January 1950 to 13th May 1962||Rs 10,000 per month|
|7th President of India||Giani Zail Singh||25th July 1982- 25th July 1987||Rs 15000 – Rs 30,000|
|10th President of India||K R Narayanan||25th July 1997 – 25th July 2002||Rs 50,000|
|11th President of India||Dr APJ Abdul Kalam||25th July 2002 – 25th July 2007||Rs 1,50,000|
Highest & Lowest Paid PM in India
At present, the highest-paid president is Ram Nath Kovind and the lowest paid is the former President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad.
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