National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 06 December 2017
The Government has enhanced the monetary allowances for the Gallantry Award winners vide notification dated 04 December 2017. This will come into effect from the 01 August 2017. The enhancement is for the recipients of post-independence Gallantry Award, pre-independence Gallantry Award and the monetary allowance attached to ‘Jangi Inam’ (a pre-independence Gallantry Award).
The details of the three notifications may be seen in the links detailed below:-
The expenditure in this regard will be debitable to the relevant heads of Defence Services Estimates.
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