Hello Defence Lovers, Youth of India aspires to join the world most formidable army, the Indian army. Along with the pride of serving the nation, army personnel get the perks and benefits from the Indian Government. Indian armed forces are not only known for their stature and grit but also for providing best facilities to their officers and soldiers. The 7th central pay commission has made considerable modifications in the salary structure. Besides, it has made packages of army personnel more lucrative along with several allowances.
The salary of defence personnel varies according to rank and hence responsibility. Higher the rank, more is the pay scale. However, salary also depends on other factors like nature of work, level of risk involved, nature of place etc. but the basic pay scale is always same. Here in this article, let’s have a glance at the salaries of respective ranks and allowances provided to Indian army brave-hearts.
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Salary Of Para SF Commandos
Para SF is one of the most prestigious special force of not only India but the entire globe. All the soldiers and officers dream to grab opportunity the to join this elite force. The ceremonial title of ‘Red Devil’ along with iconic maroon beret and Balidaan badge are enough inspiration to join Para SF battalion. After joining the army, the commandos undergo hardcore written and physical tests. Thereafter, they proceed for the toughest training of the world and emerge as ‘the bravest of the brave’.
Commandoes of Para regiment are awarded special or extra salary because of the rigorous nature of their profession. Over and above the standard army allowances which are authorized depending upon the sector where an individual serves, a sepoy rank soldier of Para SF gets Rs. 17,300/-per month as special forces allowance and Rs. 6000/-per month in Para battalion as para pay. The para SF commandos on an average gets pay scale of around Rs. 74,000/-per month to Rs. 1,64,000/-per month depending upon the designation. Besides , paratroopers get exposure of serving and training with foreign armies and other special allowances.
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Allowances Given To Paratroopers And A-Grade Officers Of Army
- Lifelong Pension
- Transportation allowance
- Medical allowance
- Dearness allowance
- Housing allowance
- Kit Maintenance allowance
- Field area allowance
- Parachute pay
- Special forces allowance
- High altitude allowance
- Annual leave of at least 2 months
- Casualty leave of 20 days
- Study leave of up to 2 years with full pay and benefits
- Encash of lave upto 300 days of last pay drawn
- MBA program for retired officers
- Death cum retirement gratuity and foreign postings
- Low interest loans
- Canteen Facilities
- Rations, etc.
It’s not the monetary benefits that attracts the youngsters towards army but it is the pride, respect , valor , patriotism, discipline and maroon beret that magnetize them. Undoubtedly, Indian armed forces provide its best level facilities to troops and brave hearts performs their best in return. After all, who would miss this once a lifetime kind of thing.