Reward for Meritorious Service
Reward for Meritorious Service is granted to PBORs who have put in 15 years of meritorious service. The
present rates are as follows,
|Annuity for Meritorious Service Medal to JCOs||Rs 400 pa|
|Gratuity for Long Service and Good Conduct Medal||₹400 (one time)|
Defence forces have asked for a four-fold raise in the amount.
Analysis and Recommendations
Since the amount of the reward is not DA indexed, it is recommended to be raised by a factor of 2.25