CHAPTER - IX
Concessions to Gallantry/Non-Gallantry Award Winners
1. The States/UTs have extended from time to time the benefit of cash awards, annuity and monetary grant in lieu of land to the winners of Gallantry and non-Gallantry awards. The rates of cash award/ annuity/monetary grant award winners are given in Appendix 'E'. Each state has set of pre-conditions for grant of these benefits.
2. Procedure for applying for Cash Award etc. The following documents are required to be submitted by the winners of Gallantry/Non-Gallantry Award winners through Service HQs (DDG Welfare, Army HQ; DESA, NHQ and DPS, Air HQ) to Directorate, Department of Sainik Welfare of the concerned State/UT:-
3. Application in triplicate containing the following information is required to be submitted:-
(a) Rank, Name, Number, Branch/Trade of the applicant.
(b) Unit where serving.
(c) Permanent Home Address.
(d) Address given at the time of joining service.
(e) Nature of award.
(f) Date of award.
(g) Authority for award (Notification No. of the Gazette of India).
(h) Copy of citation.
4. Monetary Allowance attached to various Gallantry Awards. The rates are as under (Authority Ministry of Defence letter No 3(8)/98/D(Ceremonials) dated 18 Mar 99 and 19 Apr 99) :-
Rates (per month)
Param Vir Chakra Rs. 1500/-
Ashok Chakra Rs. 1400/-
Maha Vir Chakra Rs. 1200/-
Kirti Chakra Rs. 1050/-
Vir Chakra Rs. 850/-
Shaurya Chakra Rs. 750/-
Sena/Nao Sena/Vayu Sena Medal(Gallantry) Rs 250/-
Indian Order of Merit Rs. 350/-
Indian Order of Merit Class I Rs. 300/-
Indian Order of Merit Class II Rs. 200/-
Distinguished Service Cross Rs. 200/-
Military Cross Rs. 200/-
Distinguished Flying Cross Rs. 200/-
Conspicuous Gallantry Medal Rs. 200/-
Military Medal Rs. 90/-
Indian Distinguished Service Medal Rs. 70/-
Distinguished Flying Medal Rs. 50/-
Note: Each Bar to the decoration will carry the same amount of monetary allowance admissible to the original award.