: GOI, MOD Letter NO. 7(119)/2008-D(AG) dated 30-3-2011 circulated vide this office Important Circular No. 9 dated 10.06.2011
Admissibility for Monetary Allowance
These allowances shall be admissible to the recipient of gallantry awards and on his death to his lawfully married widow until her remarriage or death but if she remarries to real brother of deceased husband and live communal life the allowance will be continued to to the widow.
When the award is made posthumously to a bachelor, the allowance shall be paid to his father/ mother.
In case the posthumous awardee is widower, the allowance shall be paid to his son below 18 years or unmarried daughter.
The monetary allowance shall be paid in respect of all gallantry awards received by an individual.
Dearness Relief will not be admissible on monetary allowance.
This allowance is paid from the date of decoration.