Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Monetary allowance for gallantry awardees enhanced

Monetary allowance for gallantry awardees enhanced 19 April 2011 | 1:41 PM
The Ministry of Defence has enhanced the rates of monthly allowance for gallantry awardees.
The new rates shall be applicable with effect from 30 March 2011. Following are the enhanced monthly amounts
PVC Rs 10,000
AC Rs 6,000
MVC Rs 5,000
KC Rs 4,500
VrC Rs 3,500
SC Rs 3,000
SM / NM / VM (G) Rs 1,000
The MoD has already forwarded the letter to Services HQrs.
Monetary allowance for gallantry awardees enhanced

Previous Gallantry Allowances
Particular of Gallantry Award rate of monetary allowance
(Rupees per month)
Param Vir Chakra 3000
Ashok Chakra 2800/-
Maha Vir Chakra 2400/-
Kirti Chakra 2100/-
Vir Chakra 1700/-
Saurya Chakra 1500/-
Sena/Nao Sena/Vayu Sena Medal awardees Rs 500/-
Comment: The enhancement for PVC is 333% and others less than 250%. Salaries and Pensions have increased over 300% by the Sixth Central Pay Commission. Why this measly enhancements for the Gallant Jawans?

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