Enhancement of Monetary Grants to the Members of the Defence Services


A meeting on the Civil Military Liaison Conference 2010 of Andhra Pradesh Government Officials was held in the  Jubilee hall, Hyderabad on 15th November, 2010 with the Lieutenant  General   BK Chengapa, General Officer Commanding of Andhra area with regard to several issues discussed relating to Military, including “Enhancement in quantum of Cash Grants and Concessions for Gallantry Award winners”.

The General Officer Commanding, Andhra Sub Area stated that there is a disparity in the Cash awards and incentives paid by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to soldiers hailing from Andhra Pradesh as compared to other State Governments and requested the State Government to increase the existing rates to ensure uniformity in payment to the awardees.

The Government after careful examination of the matter and in modification of the orders issued in the G.O. here by order, the following awards enhanced for future awardees as One time lump sum grant and the awardees will not be entitled to any other benefits, i.e. Cash in lieu of land and annuity.

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Sl.No.           Name of the Decorations                     Cash Award

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1.                 Param Veer Chakra                –        Rs.10,00,000/-

2.                 Ashok Chakra                        –        Rs.10,00,000/-

3.                 Maha Veer  Chakra                –        Rs.8,00,000/-

4.                 Kirthi Chakra                         –        Rs.8,00,000/-

5.                 Veer Chakra                          –        Rs.6,00,000/-

6.                 Shourya Chakra                     –        Rs.6,00,000/-

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The Monetary Grants mentioned above are restricted to persons belonging to  AndhraPradeshState by birth  or domicile and shall come into force with effect from the date of issue of the Order.

The expenditure sanctioned in para 3 shall be debited to “2070- Other Administrative Services – MH – 800 Other Expenditure – SH (16) Monetary Assistance to the recipients of  Gallantry Awards”.

This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (Exp.GAD.I) Dept., vide their U.O.No.10736/269/Exp.GAD.I/12, dt.30.04.2012.

G.O.Ms.No. 24 Dated:11-01-2013. Read the following:

             1.G.O.Ms.No.378, G.A (Poll.B) Department, dt.04.09.1995.

             2.From the Addl. Secretary to Govt.(Law & Order), G.A.Dept.,                D.O.Lr.No.68/SC.B/A1/2010-12, dated.08.11.2010.

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