Enhancement of monetary allowance attached to Jangi Inam (a Pre Independence Gallantry Award).

Government of India
Ministry of Defence

Sena Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 105
Dated the 4th December,2017
The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief Of Navy Staff
The Chief Of Air Staff

Subject: Enhancement of monetary allowance attached to Jangi Inam (a Pre Independence Gallantry Award).
I am directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter No. 7(119)/2008-D(AG) dated 30th March, 2011 on the above subject and to convey the sanction of the President to the enhanced payment at the following rate to all categories of Jangi awardees and their legal heirs of World War I (Two lives) and World War II (one life only) with effect from 1st August, 2017.

Gallantry Award Existing rate of Monetary Allowance (Rupees Per month) Revised rate of Monetary Allowance (Rupees Per month)
Jangi Inam 500 1000

2. All other terms and conditions contained in this Ministry’s letter referred to above governing the grant of payment of this enhanced monetary allowance of ‘Jangi Inam’ will remain unchanged.

3. The expenditure incurred will be debitable to the relevant Heads of Defence Services Estimates .

4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) vide their U.O. No.7/67/E.III.A/98 dated 11th September, 2017.

Yours faithfully,

(T.D. Prashanth Rao)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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