Manmohan’s assets at Rs 10.73 Cr
FAROOQ HAS RS 3.50 CR, AZAD AT RS 3.42 CR
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, Sep 9: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assets worth around Rs 10.73 crore (around $2 million), nearly double from last year. Many of his cabinet colleagues, like Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel, are far richer than him, shows an updated list of assets of ministers posted on the PMO website.
Patel has declared assets of around Rs 52 crore and Pawar has declared property worth around Rs 22 crore.
New And Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah has over Rs 98 lakh deposited in bank accounts and has shares in ancestral properties in Jammu and Kashmir.
The value of some of the properties within the share and in possession of Abdullah is over Rs 2.25 crore. Abdullah also earned over Rs 26 lakh from the sale of family land in Srinagar.
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has total assets of Rs 68.59 lakh, including land in Maharashtra worth Rs 5.5 lakh and the remaining in cash and bank balances. His wife Shameem Azad owns a house and land in Srinagar worth Rs 55 lakh besides a residential flat in Delhi. She has bank deposits and jewellery worth Rs 2.62 crore.
The net worth of Azad and his family as on July 2012 is Rs 3.42 crore along with a flat in Delhi which is not valued.
He has a total net worth of Rs 2.22 crore in cash and deposits along with a flat in Delhi.
Defence Minister AK Antony, known for his austere lifestyle, has assets worth only Rs 55 lakh.
In the declaration posted in the Prime Minister's office (PMO) website, Manmohan Singh has shown residential properties, bank deposits and a Maruti 800 car as his assets.
The total value of Manmohan Singh's two flats - in Chandigarh and Delhi - is shown to be Rs 7.27 crore. His bank deposits and investments are worth around Rs 3.46 crore.
According to the declaration last year, Manmohan Singh had total assets worth Rs 5.11 crore approximately. The doubling of total assets is being attributed to the increase in valuation of his two flats by a government-approved valuator.
Prime Minister Singh also owns a bank account in Dispur in Assam where he has a deposit of Rs 6,515.78 only.
HRD Minister Kapil Sibal and his wife Promila have total assets of Rs 45.33 crore, which includes 8.11 crore of his wife.
Finance Minister P Chidambaram's total assets total up to around Rs 11.96 crore approximately.
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna has assets worth Rs 1.89 crore, including immovable properties of Rs.31.44 lakh.
Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has a house whose present worth is Rs 50 lakh, two flats worth Rs 1.99 crore and Rs 1.25 crore, agricultural land worth Rs 19.76 lakh, guest house worth Rs 8.22 lakh, land worth Rs 1.11 Crore.
Shinde also owns a Mitsubhishi tractor worth Rs 1.90 lakh He owes a loan of Rs 10 lakh to one Raj Shroff.
His wife Ujjwala Shinde owns a flat worth Rs 2.15 crore, two pieces of land worth Rs 15.38 crore and Rs 84 lakh. She also owes a loan of Rs 27 lakh to one Raj Shroff.
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has assets worth over Rs 56 lakhs.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 9 Sep 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 9 Sep 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:00:00 IST
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