An order is issued by the Madhya Pradesh Government that Param Vir Chakra and Ashok Chakra awardees will receive a one-time grant of 1 crore, and Mahavir Chakra and Kirti Chakra winners will receive Rs 75 lakhs.
The Government has issued a memorandum for the increase in the grant amount received by the State’s permanent resident servicemen who are also recipients of Wartime gallantry service medals and distinguished gallantry service medals.
According to the order issued,” State administration, cancelling the memorandum number F-10-15/2010/1/4 on Date 28, February 2011 and memorandum number F-10-6/2014/1/4 on Date May 22 2015 and Date 20, June 2016 in relation to the outright cash grant amount receives by the permanent resident Madhya Pradesh who is recipients of Wartime gallantry awards and Distinguished service gallantry awards and accepts the following new rates for outright cash grant amount for Madhya Pradesh permanent residents who are recipients Wartime gallantry awards and Distinguished service gallantry awards”, on March 30.
As per new rates of the amount received by the medal recipients will be, Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal(SYSM) recipients will receive Rs 10,00,000, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal(UYSM) recipients will receive Rs 7,00,000, Yudh Seva Medal (YSM) recipients will receive Rs 5,00,000, Pram Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) will receive Rs 5,00,000, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (SVSM) recipients will receive Rs 2,50,000 and Sena Medal (SM) for distinguished service recipients will receive Rs 2,00,000.
The Government would provide Rs 1 crore grant amount to the servicemen who will receive the Param Vir and Ashok Chakras.
The medal recipients will not receive any land allotments, and this order issued by the Government will only be applicable to the medal received after the order is issued.