State Cabinet approves salary hike of panchayats

Gangtok, 12 May:

The State Cabinet has given its nod for the revision of salary of panchayats in the State in a meeting held today.

The salary of the ZillaPanchayat Member and Sabhapati, Gram Panchayat has been increased from existing Rs.4,800/- to Rs.10, 000/- per month. Up-Sabhapati Gram Panchayat will now get Rs. 9,500 per month earlier it was Rs. 4,000/-.

Similarly, the salary of Gram Panchayat member has been increased by the cabinet from existing Rs. 3,200 to Rs. 9,000/- per month.