UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2597
Financial Assistance to Ex-servicemen
SHRI PREM DAS RAI
SHRI RAVNEET SINGH
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:-
ANNEXURE ‘ A’
|Grants||Amount (in Rs)|
(upto two children)
(i) Boys/Girls upto Graduation
|(b)||Vocational Trg Grant For Widows
(Pensioner/Non-Pen upto Hav Rank)
(Till 31 Jan 2017)
|2||Vocational Training Grant (Skill Development)||9||180000||0||0||82||1640000||0||0|
||2016-17(Till 31 Jan 2017)
|4||HOUSE REPAIR GRANT||185||3700000||1||20000||0||0||0||0|
|8||VOCATIONAL TRAINING GRANT||9||180000||0||0||82||1640000||0||0|
|9||OFFICER’S TRG GRANT||33||396000||2||24000||27||324000||2||24000|
|10||DISABLED CHILDREN GRANT||57||696000||3||36000||89||1128000||10||120000|
Organise and conduct the annual meeting of KSB, Dir/Secy Rajya
Sainik Board (RSB), Management Committee of Armed Forces Flag Day
Fund and periodic meetings of the Executive Committee of Armed
Forces Flag Day Fund.
Progressing implementation of the decisions taken with concerned
Provide policy directive to Deptts of Sainik Welfare in States/UTs
on matters of welfare of Ex-servicemen (ESM).
Monitor and guide the Deptts of Sainik Welfare in the States in
their functioning as per guidelines laid down by KSB / Ministry of
Provide budgetary support for establishment and maintenance costs
of Deptts of Sainik Welfare and Zila Sainik Welfare Offices to
Administer Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF).
Deal with redressal and queries related to welfare of Ex-Servicemen
and families of deceased service personnel.
Operate the Scheme for allotment of Medical, Dental and Engineering
seats under Ministry of Defence quota.
Process grants through Defence Ministers Appellate Committee on
Pension (DMACP) for Ex-Servicemen in penury.
Advise on the correct investment of the Amalgamated Fund by the
RSBs of the States/UTs.
Operate the PM Scholarship Scheme- To support
technical/professional education for wards of war widows (all
ranks) and ESM/widows (JCOs/OR)
Operation of centrally sponsored schemes such as RMEWF (Raksha
Mantri Ex-Servicemen Welfare Fund).
by way of providing scholarships in helping to continue education,
providing professional education, vocational training enabling them
to get jobs, assisting in marriage of the daughters etc.