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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
03-January-2018 03:55IST
Honorarium for Armed Forces Personnel

            Government has enhanced the monthly monetary allowances attached to Pre-Independence and Post-Independence Gallantry Awards with effect from 01 August 2017.  The details of which are as under:

Pre-Independence Gallantry Awards

Gallantry Awards

Previous rate of Monetary Allowance

(Rupees per month)

Revised rate of Monetary Allowance

(Rupees per month)

 

Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

4,000

8,000

Indian Order of Merit (IOM)

4,000

8,000

Indian Distinguished Service Medal (IDSM)

4,000

8,000

Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)

2,800

6,000

Military Cross (MC)

2,800

6,000

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) for Officers

2,800

6,000

Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)

2,800

6,000

Military Medal (MM)

2,800

6,000

Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM) for Other Ranks

2,800

6,000

JangiInam

500

1,000

 

Post-Independence Gallantry Awards

 

Gallantry Awards

Previous rate of Monetary Allowance

(Rupees per month)

Revised rate of Monetary Allowance

(Rupees per month)

 

ParamVir Chakra (PVC)

10,000

20,000

Ashoka Chakra (AC)

6,000

12,000

MahaVir Chakra (MVC)

5,000

10,000

Kirti Chakra (KC)

4,500

9,000

Vir Chakra (VrC)

3,500

7,000

Shaurya Chakra (SC)

3,000

6,000

Sena / Nao Sena / Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry).

1,000

2,000

 

 

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamrein a written reply to ShrimatiPoonambenMaadamin LokSabha today.

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