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PUNJAB RAISED MONTHLY PAYMENT OF DEFENCE PERSONNEL AWARDEES BY 80%

Published Sep 14, 2021, 4:19 pm IST | Updated Sep 14, 2021, 4:19 pm IST

RECOGNITION OF THEIR ENORMOUS CONTRIBUTION TO THE NATION WAS GIVEN

DEFENCE  PERSONNEL
DEFENCE PERSONNEL

Chandigarh: In remembrance of the vast contribution and sacrifices to guard the sovereignty of our country from external force as well as internal conflicts, the Punjab Government has increased the monthly payment of Gallantry, Distinguished Service Awardees,their Widows & Widows of posthumous awardees/Next of Kin by 80%.

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Giving details, a representative of the Defence Services Welfare Department said that out of the total 2044 winners of Gallantry and Distinguished Awards, the allowance for the winners of the Param Vir Chakra has been increased from existing Rs. 23,100 to Rs. 41,580 . Similarly, the six Ashok Chakra awardees would now get boost payment of Rs. 33,264 in place of earlier Rs. 18,480 while the 11 Maha Vir Chakra awardees would now been authorized  to receive Rs. 31,601 instead of Rs. 17,556.

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Similarly, the monthly payment of the 24 Kirti Chakra winners has also been increased from Rs 13,860 to Rs. 24,948. The 127 Vir Chakra awardees would now get Rs. 18,295 from Rs. 10,164. Similarly, 165 Shaurya Chakra winners now receive the raised allowance from Rs. 6,480 to Rs. 11,664. Further, the Sena/Nao Sena/Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) awardees totalling 662 would now get an increased amount of Rs. 5,580 as against Rs. 3,100 .

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The 277 Mentioned in Dispatches M.I.D. (Gallantry) awardees would now receive Rs. 2,790 instead of Rs. 1,550.  The two widows of  Military Cross awardees  would now get Rs. 20,790 instead of   Rs. 11,550  earlier. Also, the three beneficiaries of Military Medal awardees would be given Rs. 9,720 in place of the earlier amount of Rs. 5,400.

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Primarily, the three beneficiaries of  Indian Distinguished Service Medal (IDSM) awardees would now get Rs. 2,790 against the earlier Rs. 1,500. The four Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal awardees from now onwards would receive Rs. 1,386 instead of Rs. 770. Moreover, Rs. 1,260 would be given to the 98 winners of the Param Vishishta Seva Medal against Rs. 700. The nine awardees decorated with the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal would now receive Rs. 1,116 instead of  earlier allowance of Rs. 620.

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Similarly  171 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal awardees would get Rs. 972 instead of Rs. 540. Apart from these, the 47 winners of the Yudh Seva Medal would be given Rs. 846 against Rs. 470 being paid  earlier. Also, Rs. 720 as against Rs. 400 would be given to the 84 Sena/Nao Sena/Vayu Sena Medal (Distinguished) awardees.

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Further , the 339 awardees of Vishisht Seva Medal would receive Rs 720 instead of Rs. 400 besides  the 12 M.I.D. (Honoured) winners would now be receiving Rs. 558 in place  of Rs. 310 being paid earlier.

Giving details, a representative of the Defence Services Welfare Department said that out of the total 2044 winners of Gallantry and Distinguished Awards, the allowance for the winners of the Param Vir Chakra has been increased from existing Rs. 23,100 to Rs. 41,580 . Similarly, the six Ashok Chakra awardees would now get boost payment of Rs. 33,264 in place of earlier Rs. 18,480 while the 11 Maha Vir Chakra awardees would now been authorized  to receive Rs. 31,601 instead of Rs. 17,556.

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Similarly, the monthly payment of the 24 Kirti Chakra winners has also been increased from Rs 13,860 to Rs. 24,948. The 127 Vir Chakra awardees would now get Rs. 18,295 from Rs. 10,164. Similarly, 165 Shaurya Chakra winners now receive the raised allowance from Rs. 6,480 to Rs. 11,664. Further, the Sena/Nao Sena/Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) awardees totalling 662 would now get an increased amount of Rs. 5,580 as against Rs. 3,100 .

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The 277 Mentioned in Dispatches M.I.D. (Gallantry) awardees would now receive Rs. 2,790 instead of Rs. 1,550.  The two widows of  Military Cross awardees  would now get Rs. 20,790 instead of   Rs. 11,550  earlier. Also, the three beneficiaries of Military Medal awardees would be given Rs. 9,720 in place of the earlier amount of Rs. 5,400.

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Primarily, the three beneficiaries of  Indian Distinguished Service Medal (IDSM) awardees would now get Rs. 2,790 against the earlier Rs. 1,500. The four Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal awardees from now onwards would receive Rs. 1,386 instead of Rs. 770. Moreover, Rs. 1,260 would be given to the 98 winners of the Param Vishishta Seva Medal against Rs. 700. The nine awardees decorated with the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal would now receive Rs. 1,116 instead of  earlier allowance of Rs. 620.

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Similarly  171 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal awardees would get Rs. 972 instead of Rs. 540. Apart from these, the 47 winners of the Yudh Seva Medal would be given Rs. 846 against Rs. 470 being paid  earlier. Also, Rs. 720 as against Rs. 400 would be given to the 84 Sena/Nao Sena/Vayu Sena Medal (Distinguished) awardees. Further , the 339 awardees of Vishisht Seva Medal would receive Rs 720 instead of Rs. 400 besides  the 12 M.I.D. (Honoured) winners would now be receiving Rs. 558 in place  of Rs. 310 being paid earlier.

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