Honorarium for Armed Forces Employees
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2621
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 3RD JANUARY, 2018
HONORARIUM FOR ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL
2621. SHRIMATI POONAMBEN MAADAM:
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government proposes to double the honorarium for armed forces personnel who have received gallantry awards; and
(b) if so, the details of likely increase in allowance for different categories of awards?
A N S W E R
MINISTER OF STATE (DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE)
IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(a) & (b): Government has enhanced the monthly monetary allowances attached to Pre-Independence and Post-Independence Gallantry Awards with effect from 1st August, 2017. The details thereof are attached as Annexure.