Being an IAS officer is a big thing in itself. To become an IAS, you have to work hard day and night. Getting the post of IAS is very proud in itself. However, despite all the powers and prestige, the IAS officer also gets a hefty salary and many perks.
Today we are going to tell you about the facilities available to the IAS officer.
* Government house
An IAS officer gets to live in a duplex bungalow.
* Service quater
When the posting of an IAS officer is in their own city, they get a government house to live.
IAS officers are given at least 1 and a maximum of 3 official vehicles to go anywhere. They also get a driver to drive the car. These vehicles have blue lights and red light vehicles are also given to the officers appointed in the Chief Secretary scale.
Along with the IAS officer, their family members also get protection. Officers posted at state headquarters are given 3 home guards and 2 bodyguards.
IAS officers do not have to take any kind of bill for common domestic services. For instance, electricity is either given free of heavy subsidies for its official residence.
IAS officers enjoy subsidized homes in various states, circuit houses, government bungalows or other houses for both official and informal visits.
* Domestic worker
IAS officers are also given domestic staff to do the housework.
* other benefits
IAS officers are also given many other benefits in the form of PF, gratuity, healthcare services, lifetime pension and various other retirement benefits.
* Informal benefits
Additionally, IAS officers are invited to all major programs held in the district or their jurisdiction. This includes cricket matches, concerts, parties and other events.