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New Delhi: There has been a substantial increase in the salary of Governor and Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). While the basic salary of the RBI governor has been increased to Rs 2.5 lakh, the deputy governor’s salary will be 2.25 lakh per month. The basic salary of the Governor and the deputy governor has been revised from January 1, 2016. So far the Governor’s basic salary was 90,000 rupees and the deputy governor had 80,000 rupees.
In response to a question asked under the Right to Information Act (RTI), the central bank said that according to the information of the Finance Ministry on February 21, the basic salary of the Governor and the deputy governor has been revised. After this amendment, the basic salary of Governor Urjit Patel will be Rs 2,50,000 per month. The Deputy Governor’s salary will be Rs 2,25,000 per month. Apart from the basic salary, they will get dearness allowance and other allowances.
This increase will be effective from January 1, 2016. According to the Reserve Bank reply, the Central Government issues notification of dearness allowance from time to time, while all other allowances are paid at the existing rate. However, the central bank has not given information about the new gross salary of Governor and deputy governor.