Prime Minister of India

The prime minister of India is the head of government of the Republic of India. Executive authority is vested in the prime minister and his chosen Council of Ministers,... Wikipedia

  • Style:  The Honourable, Mr. Prime Minister (informal), His Excellency (diplomatic)
  • Type:  Head of government
  • Status:  Leader of the Executive
  • Abbreviation:  PM
  • Member of:  Parliament of India, Union Council of Ministers
  • Reports to:  President of India, Vice President of India, Parliament of India
  • Residence:  7, Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Seat:  Prime Minister's Office, South Block, Central Secretariat, Raisina Hill, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Nominator:  Lok Sabha members
  • Appointer:  President of India, by convention, based on appointee's ability to command confidence in the Lok Sabha
  • Term length:  At the pleasure of the President, Lok Sabha term is 5 years unless dissolved sooner, No term limits specified
  • Constituting instrument:  Articles 74 & 75, Constitution of India
  • Precursor:  Vice President of the Executive Council
  • Formation:  August 15, 1947
  • First holder:  Subhash Chandra Bose (as Prime Minister of Azad Hind), Jawaharlal Nehru (as Prime Minister of Dominion of India)
  • Deputy:  Deputy Prime Minister
  • Salary:  ₹ 600,000 (per month), ₹ 7,200,000 (Annual)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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