my first salary in 1971 was Rs 280 in Audit office at Shimla . my room rent in a hotel on the Mall road was Rs 30 per month with furniture and Rs 60 per month used to be the expanses for break fast , lunch and dinner in several eating joints on the Mall and coffee cup at Indian coffee house was for 25 paise .
In 1956 my salasy asa clerk in Education Department was Rs 60 p.m. some clerks got Rs 54 in pay scale 54-4-82. D.A. of Rs 10 was also added. But dhaba walas provided two times meal @ Rs 18 for full month.
In October, 1993, I recvd my 1st salary it was 850/-. I started as a typist and with that salary, I was able to complete my Diploma in Computers (EMI) and also contributed in the family expenses. But today I am jobless and looking for an opportunity.