Himachal enhances gallantry awards annuity rates
SHIMLA- Himachal Pradesh Government has decided to enhance the rates of annuity of Gallantry awards.
It was decided that the annuity of Kirti Chakra will be enhanced from rupees one lakh to Rs. 1.50 lakh. Government has increased the amount for Vir Chakra and Shaurya Chakra from Rs. 50 thousand to rupees one lakh each. Same has been enhanced from Rs. 5000 to Rs. 10 thousand each for Sena medal and Mention- in- Despatch.
The annuity of Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, Yudh Seva Medal, and Vashist Seva Medal has been increased from Rs. 4000 to Rs. 8000 each.
Similarly, annuity of Param Vashist Seva Medal is enhanced from Rs. 5400 to Rs. 10,800. For, Ati Vashist Seva Medal, the annuity is increased from Rs. 4,800 to Rs. 9,600, and to Rs. 8000 Sena Medal for distinguished service.