Honorarium for Armed Forces Personnel

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:

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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 Shrimati Poonamben Maadamin LokSabha today.

Source: PIB

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