Chapter 8.8 Allowances
8.8.1 Alphabetical list of Allowances covered here is as under:
- Good Service/Good Conduct/Badge Pay
- Medal Allowance
- Monetary Allowance attached to Gallantry Awards
- Reward for Meritorious Service
such allowances as listed above. These are discussed below seriatim.
high degree of discipline, good conduct and professional competence. For PBORs of army, the specified length is 3, 6 and 9 years of service. For PBORs of
IAF and Navy, it is 4, 8 and 12 years of service. For the PBORs of the Indian Army, the existing rate is Rs.64 pm for each of the three stages, while for
the PBORs of Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force, the amount is Rs.80 pm.
associated with the award. The rates of Monetary Allowance attached to Gallantry Awards for Defence forces are as under:
|For Personnel of Armed Forces||Param Vir Chakra||Rs.10000 pm|
|Ashok Chakra||Rs.6000 pm|
|Mahavir Chakra||Rs.5000 pm|
|Kriti Chakra||Rs.4500 pm|
|Vir Chakra||Rs.3500 pm|
|Shaurya Chakra||Rs.3000 pm|
|Sena, Naosena, Vayusena Medal||Rs.1000 pm|
|Gorkhas of Nepalese domicile who are awarded the gallantry decoration get special lump sum monetary awards||Param Vir Chakra||Rs.150000|
8.8.7 The Medal Allowance for personnel of CAPFs and the Indian Coast Guard is given at the following rates:
|President’s Police Medal for Gallantry||Rs.3000 pm|
|Police Medal for Gallantry||Rs.2000 pm|
|President’s Tatrakshak Medal||Rs.1500 pm|
|Tatrakshak Medal||Rs.900 pm|
8.8.8 There are demands for a four-fold increase in the rates of these allowances.
Commission. Accordingly, the last revision of rates for Defence forces was done on 30.03.2011. No change in rates is therefore proposed.
while that for President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) is Rs.3,000 pm. Similarly, the allowance associated with Tatrakshak Medal is Rs.900 pm, while
that for Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) is Rs.2,000 pm. This discrepancy may be set right and amounts for President’sTatrakshak Medal and Tatrakshak Medal increased to Rs.3,000 pm and Rs.2,000 pm respectively.
|Annuity for Meritorious Service Medal to JCOs||Rs.400 pa|
|Gratuity for Long Service and Good Conduct Medal||Rs.400 (one time)|
8.8.12 Defence forces have asked for a four-fold raise in the amount.
8.8.13 Since the amount of the reward is not DA indexed, it is recommended to be raised by a factor of 2.25.
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