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There are two types of domestic staff available in Delhi—full-time help (who might also stay with you) and part-time help. Some houses come with servants' quarters, and hired help lives on the premises (though not in the main part of the house). Sometimes, siblings or married couples will work together in the same house and share quarters. This could cost you anywhere from Rs. 4,000-8,000/month, plus meals and accommodation.

Alternatively, you can have someone come into your house during the day to clean, cook meals, shop for groceries, and assist in other affairs. This will cost you around Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000/month.

Part-time help could run anywhere from Rs. 500/month for someone who sweeps and mops, to R…