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Salary of Chief Ministers of Different States in India

Salary of Chief Ministers

Status of Chief Minister at the state level is analogous to that of Prime Minister at the Centre. In our country, salary of every CM of the state varies as each state has different pay scales for the ministers and they get paid on the monthly basis exactly in the same manner as other government employees receive their salary. Chief ministers not just get their pay as chief ministers but they also receive the pay as the members of the legislative assembly or the legislative council. According to the Indian constitution, Article 164 envisages that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor.

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The state legislature decided the salary of Chief Minister along with the allowances. Along with the salary and allowances, CM is also entitled to get other allowances and privileges. He receives a sumptuary allowance, free accommodation, a travel allowance, medical facilities, etc.

As per the recent data, CM of Telangana is getting the highest salary among all the CMs of 28 states. Richer the state, more the salary of the CM.

Salary of Chief Ministers of Different States in India

In this article we have provided the list of the salary of all CMs in our country – 
S.N. State Salary (per month in Rupees)
1. Telangana Rs.4,10,000
2. Delhi Rs.3,90,000
3. Uttar Pradesh Rs.3,65,000
4. Maharashtra Rs.340,000
5. Andhra Pradesh Rs.335,000
6. Gujarat Rs.321,000
7. Himachal Pradesh Rs.310,000
8. Haryana Rs.288,000
9. Jharkhand Rs.272,000
10. Madhya Pradesh Rs.255,000
11. Chhattisgarh Rs.230,000
12. Punjab Rs.230,000
13. Goa Rs.220,000
14. Bihar Rs.215,000
15. West Bengal Rs.210,000
16. Tamil Nadu Rs.205,000
17. Karnataka Rs.200,000
18. Sikkim Rs.190,000
19. Kerala Rs.185,000
20. Rajasthan Rs.175,000
21. Uttarakhand Rs.175,000
22. Odisha Rs.160,000
23. Meghalaya Rs.150,000
24. Arunachal Pradesh Rs.133,000
25. Assam Rs.125,000
26. Manipur Rs.120,000
27. Nagaland Rs.110,000
28. Tripura Rs.105,500

Salary of Chief Ministers of Different States in India: FAQs

Q1. Which states are paying more salary to CMs than the salary of state governors?
Ans.
Only 3 states among all, Telangana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh are paying more salary to CM than the salary of state governors.

Q2. Which State’s CM receives the highest salary?
Ans.
CM of Telangana is getting the highest salary.

Q3. What does Article 164 mentions about CM?

Ans. The chief Minister shall be appointed by the Governor and the other Ministers shall be appointed by the Governor on the advice of the Chief Minister, and the Ministers shall hold office during the pleasure of the Governor and the salaries and allowances of Ministers shall be such as the Legislatures of the State may from time to time by law determine and, until the Legislature of the State so determines, shall be as specified in the Second Schedule.

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