New Delhi: Union Home Ministry has announced the hike in Risk and Hardship allowance for Central Armed Police Forces personnel deployed in Left Wing Extremism states and Jammu and Kashmir.
Troops upto the rank of Inspector will now get Rs. 17,300 as against the existing Rs. 9,700, while the officers will get Rs. 25,000 as against the existing Rs. 17,300 per month.
In a tweet, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has said, this will benefit over 88,000 personnel deployed in these areas. It said, this will also be a huge morale booster for all CAPF deployed in these areas.