Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal announced that gallantry award winners would get their free travel cards renewed in every three years instead of one year. He made the announcement at a War Decorated India (WDI) convention held in Chandigarh on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Army chief Gen Bikram Singh donated Rs.
5 lakh to War Decorated India. Army Commander Western Command Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra announced 50 per cent concession to gallantry awardees at clubs and guest houses under Western Command.