Punjab Cabinet approves to enchance ex-gratia grant rates to families of martyr soldiers from Rs 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore
Chandigarh, May 18, 2022: In another significant decision, the Cabinet also gave the approval to enhance rates of ex-gratia grant to families of martyr soldiers from Rs. 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore.
Notably, Punjab is the country’s ‘Sword Arm’ and the immense contribution of Defence personnel has been laudable in safeguarding national integrity and sovereignty.
The soldiers from Punjab have brought laurels for the nation in various battles. Next of Kin (NOK) of soldiers who laid down their lives in various operations for the defense of the country are being given financial assistance by the Punjab government.
It may be recalled, that the Chief Minister had already announced to enhance the rate of ex-gratia grant in recognition of their stupendous gallantry services.