New Delhi, Feb 28: Union Cabinet approving a proposal in this regard to enhance allowances of MP's. The constituency allowance, furniture allowance and communication expenses of the MPs would go up considerably. The parliamentary affairs ministry had proposed an increase in the constituency allowance from Rs 45,000 a month to Rs 60,000.
The ministry had also proposed that the one time furniture allowance be hiked to Rs one lakh from the present Rs 75,000.
The Centre spends around Rs 2.7 lakh a month on an MP.