Lucknow, Oct 15: Uttar Pradesh government has increased the annual payments for Askok Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra.
Official sources here on Monday said that onetime payment of Kirti Chakra awardees has been increased from Rs 25 Lakh to 32.50 Lakh while annual payments were increased from 1.20 Lakh to 1.56 lakh.
While onetime payment for Kirti Chakra awardees was increased to Rs 19.50 Lakh from Rs 15 Lakh and annual payments were increased to Rs 1.30 Lakh from Rs 1 lakh. Similarly annual payments for Shaurya Chakra awardees were increased to Rs 65,000 from Rs 50,000 while onetime payment was increased from Rs 10 Lakh to Rs 13 Lakh. (UNI)