September 7th, 2011
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MLA salary revision: Justice Rajendra Babu commission appointed

speaker G KarthikeyanThiruvananthapuram: Speaker G Karthikeyan in consultation with the Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy has appointed Justice R Rajendra Babu Commission to study the revision of salary and allowances of MLAs and ex-MLAs. Justice Rajendra Babu who is a retired Judge of of the Kerala High Court is to study and make recommendations to revise or enhance the salaries and allowances of Ministers, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, leader of opposition, Government Chief Whip and members of Kerala Legislative Assembly.

The commission is to make suggestions to amend the Payments of Salaries and Allowances Act 1951 and Payment of Pension to members of Kerala Legislature Act, 1976.The commission is to take into account the financial position of the state while making recommendations.

The commission is to submit the report on or before 30, September 2011

The public can submit their opinion and suggestions to the commission by September 15. The terms of reference of the commission are available in the Assembly’s official website



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