Indian people are familiar with Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in the country and the head of the Reliance empire. A video is going viral on social media saying that Mukesh Ambani’s driver’s salary is Rs 2 lakhs per month in 2017. Means it is Rs 24 lakhs per year, surpassing the earnings of many professionals in MNCs. It is not known how much the driver is currently paid. Since it has been six years, it can be assumed that it has increased by at least 50 percent. That is a monthly salary of Rs 3 lakhs.
The drivers of Ambani household are hired through a private contracting firm and driving staff undergoes rigorous training to keep up with the luxurious lifestyle of the billionaire’s family. Special training is given before hiring the driver. To drive on any difficult roads, one must have the necessary skills to drive bullet proof vehicles. Those who work for Mukesh Ambani also have allowances and insurance.
Celebrities and others are also paying huge salaries to their employees. Salman Khan is one such person. It is reported that he pays Rs 2 cr annually to his bodyguard Shera. Kareena Kapoor Khan pays her nanny, who looks after her sons, Rs 1.50 lakh per month, that goes up to Rs 1.75 lakh if she works overtime.