The cricket legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s life is not less than a fairy tale. From being a ticket collector in Kharagpur to being named in the 100 most influential people by the TIME Magazine. He is India’s most successful captain and the only captain to win all the ICC trophies under his leadership. Under Dhoni’s leadership India won the world cup. Dhoni is not just a player but a legend who will be remembered for ever for what he has done for the country.
According to BCCI contracts 2017, Dhoni falls in the Grade A list of players who are entitled to yearly retainer of Rs 2 crore (source: bcci.tv) and match fee separately. Besides this there are individual and team bonuses which adds to the party. As per sources Dhoni’s advertising income is close to $ 28 million (Rs.182 crores).
In no circumstances Dhoni is required to sign the offer letter posted by Lalit Modi on Instagram.
If the above is not clear: Here’s what the letter read:
“We are pleased to appoint you as Vice-President (Marketing) at Our Corporate Office, Chennai with effect from 07.07.2012 on the following terms and conditions:
1) You are placed in the Company’s Selection Grade IV, on a Basic Par of Rs 43,000/- Per month in the Scale of Pay of Rs. 12650 – 47650.
2) In addition to the Basic Pay, you will be paid a Fixed Dearness Allowance of Rs 21,970/ per month.
3) You will also be paid Special Pay of Rs 20,400/- Per month. The special pay will be taken into account for the purpose of PF, Gratuity and Medical reimbursement and will not attract any other benefits including Superannuation and leave encashment
4) You will be entitled for the following perquisites:
a) Enhanced HRA of Rs 20,400/- per month will be paid to you in lieu of HRA as applicable to your grade. This amount will be paid to you as along as you are posted at Chennai. You are eligible for reimbursement of electricity, Water and cooking gas charges.
b) Special House Rent Allowance of Rs 8,400 per month, if posted in Chennai and branch Offices and Rs 8000 per Month, if posted at Plants.
c) Special Allowance of Rs 60,000/- per month. The special allowance will not attract any benefits including statutory benefits.
d) Education/Newspaper Expenses of Rs 175/- per month.”
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