In the cabinet meeting held on Monday, a major decision has been taken to deal with the standing crisis due to coronavirus. The salary of Prime Minister, President, Vice-President, all Governors and MPs will be cut by 30% for one year. This ordinance has been approved in this meeting done through video conferencing. In addition, funds received by MPs will also be withheld by 2022. MPs get 10 crores for the development of the area. The reduction in the pay scale and the amount of MP funds will go to the Consolidated Fund.
Who gets how much salary
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Instructions to work on action plan
Modi has also instructed the ministers to work on the action plan after the lockdown. The Prime Minister asked the ministers to plan to gradually open departments in areas which have not emerged as hotspots of coronaviruses.
Modi has asked ministers to make a list of 10 major decisions and 10 priorities. The 21-day lockdown expires on April 14.
App system to help farmers – Modi
The Prime Minister praised the leadership of the Ministers in the meeting. He said that the continuous feedback provided helped in making an effective strategy in the fight against Corona. He said that in the present situation it is necessary for all leaders to keep in constant touch with the respective states and district administration. Especially in those districts which remain hotspots of Kovid-19. So that they also know about the ground situation there and they can help in solving the problems. Modi said that the government will provide all possible help to the farmers for harvesting the crop. The Prime Minister also suggested to provide an app based truck service to connect farmers to mandis on the lines of app based cab service.