Tuesday, March 9, 2021
News

Uttarakhand govt to increase ex-gratia for kin of soldiers killed in action

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 24, 2021 11:13:11 AM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has announced that an ex-gratia granted to the families of soldiers killed in action will be increased to Rs 15 lakh from Rs 10 lakh.

"Ex-gratia granted to next of kin of personnel of Army and paramilitary forces who lose their lives on the line of duty will be increased to Rs 15 lakhs from Rs 10 lakhs," Uttarakhand Chief Minister's Office said.

Rawat made the announcement at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Sainik Dham in Dehradun's Purkal village.

"The Sainik Dham is dedicated to spirit, bravery and sacrifices of our soldiers who guard the borders of our country", he said. (ANI)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
'Centre not supported Telangana despite ...
Teen raped by 9 people for 8 days in Raj...
Quantum research centres to rekindle sci...
Telangana giving priority to education s...
Congress polarised Assam's poll by align...
Jai Ram Thakur invites PM for Himachal D...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Know how Delhi Police marked Women'... 
J&K launches Super-75 scheme for me... 
2 arrested in Rs 1,500 cr fake cust... 
Five arrested for attempted lynchin... 
India, Bangladesh hold Commerce Sec... 
Day 52: Senior citizens make up 61%... 
DJB moves SC against Hry govt over ... 
Will ensure Siddaramaiah sits in Op...