Possibly the best thing about being the Head of State or Head of Government is that the salary one gets paid goes completely into saving - given that day-to-day official expenses are taken care of by the government. Valdimir Putin, who got re-elected as Russia's President for another six-year term - making him the longest serving leader of the country after Joseph Stalin - earns 8,858,432 Rubles annually, or Rs 1 crore, equal to what Narendra Modi, as Indian PM will earn in 5 years, 2 months and 16 days.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who recently became President for life, is one of the few world leaders who earns less than the Indian PM - his monthly salary of 11,385 Chinese Yuan Renminbi, or Rs 117,137, equal to what Narendra Modi earns in 22 days.
Another leader who seems to be enjoying the benefits of a long political career, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, who got re-elected for an unprecedented fourth term, earns 242,000 euros annually, or Rs 1.94 crore - which is what the Narendra Modi will earn if he remains the Prime Minister for 10 years, 1 month and a little over 2 days.
The second woman Prime Minister of UK, Theresa May is entitled to 152,532 annually, or Rs 1.40 crore but receives only 150,402 or Rs 1.37 crore due to a pay freeze till 2020. That's equal to what an Indian PM will earn in 7 years, 1 month and 28 days.
The Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, who recently had a torrid diplomatic trip to India, takes home C$347,400, or Rs 1.73 crore - which is what Narendra Modi as India's PM will earn in 9 years and 3 months.
The problem child of global politics, whose own net worth is close to $3 billion, or Rs 19,570 crore, Donald Trump, as President of USA, earns $400,000 as annual salary - equivalent to Rs 2.61 crore. That means it would take Narendra Modi as Indian PM 13 years, 7 months and a little over 5 days to earn that amount.
The Indian PM Narendra Modi earns Rs 1.60 lakh as monthly salary, which includes allowances and works out to Rs 19.20 lakh per annum, or Rs 96 lakh for his full five year term.