7th Pay Commission Recommendations Para Allowance Related to Risk and Hardship
Para Allowance: (Retained. Rationalized. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
These allowances are granted to officers and PBORs of Indian Army holding appointments of operational parachutists authorized in the war/peace establishments. The reserves are those who have shifted out but must again do the refresher course to qualify for the grant of these allowances. The allowances are granted after doing a parachute refresher course and a minimum of two jumps. The extant rates are:
(₹ Per month)
|Para Allowance||For Officers||1800|
|For JCo/OR (Army)||1200|
|Para Reserve Allowance||For Officers||450|
|For JCO/OR (Army)||300|