Why are ex-servicemen disillusioned with successive governments?

Why are ex-servicemen disillusioned with successive govts? Ex-servicemen have protested to PM Modi that his government too has failed to fulfil the promise of ‘one rank, one pension’ –OROP that was part of his party’s poll campaign and a definite promise to our veteran soldiers. Embarrassingly, for the BJP government, ex-servicemen plan a rally to […]

Payment of DA on Pension of Ex-Servicemen

Payment of DA on Pension of Ex-Servicemen Guidelines issued by the Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare for payment of Dearness Relief to re-employed pensioners have been extended by this Ministry to the ex-servicemen re-employed in civil posts. These guidelines are as under:- • The pay of re-employed pensioners who held posts of the ranks […]

Maximum age limit for recruitment of Ex-servicemen in the Public Sector Banks/Financial Institutions

Maximum age limit for recruitment of Ex-servicemen in the Public Sector Banks/Financial Institutions Guidelines on reemployment of Ex-servicemen in Public Sector Banks/Financial services have been issued vide the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Banking Division) (Now Department of Financial Services) OM No.261/16/89-SCT(B) dated the 30th May, 1990. The OM prescribes the following maximum […]

Extension of Benefits to ECHS Card Holders…

Extension of Benefits to ECHS Card Holders… ECHS beneficiaries who are holding a valid ECHS Card and are residing in districts not covered by ECHS shall be eligible to obtain treatment from Govt. (Central/State/Local Self Government) hospitals and submit the medical re-imbursement claim to the ECHS Polyclinic (i.e. they can avail the treatment without obtaining […]

Recruitment to posts in Pay Band -1 of Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.1800/- from Ex-servicemen regarding

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR) MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA) (RAILWAY BOARD) RBE No, 47/2013. No. E (NG)II/2009/RR-1/10. New Delhi, Dated: 10.05.2013. The General Manager (P), All Zonal Railway & Production Units (As per standard mailmg list) Sub: Recruitment to posts in Pay Band -1 of Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.1800/- from Ex-servicemen regarding. […]

VISHAL RALLY AT JANTAR MANTAR NEW DELHI ON 01 DEC 2012

VISHAL RALLY AT JANTAR MANTAR NEW DELHI ON 01 DEC 2012 MUST READ – MUST JOIN “DEFENCE VETERANS AGAINST INJUSTICE”, VISHAL RALLY AT JANTAR MANTAR NEW DELHI ON 01 DEC 2012 Dear Veterans,                                                                                    Dated : 28 Sep 2012 1. The Govt has not only not resolved 39 serious anomalies in Pay & Pension of Defence […]

Reservation for Ex-Servicemen

Reservation for Ex-Servicemen The Central/State Government provides for the following reservation for Ex-Servicemen in the civil jobs:- Group ‘C’ Group ‘D’ (a) Central Ministries/Departments 10% 20% (b) PSUs/Nationalized Banks 14.5% 24.5% (ii)        10% posts of Assistant Commandants in paramilitary forces and 100% posts are reserved for ESM in Defence Security Corps. (iii)             Most State Governments […]

Recruitment of staff in Pay Band-1 (Grade Pay: Rs.1800) — review thereof regarding.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR) MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA) (RAILWAY BOARD) No. E(NG)II/2009/RR-1./10 Pt New Delhi, Dated: 02.03.2012 The General Manager (P), Central Railway/Mumbai; Eastern Railway/Kolkata; Northern Railway/New Delhi; North Eastern Railway/Gorakhpur; Northeast Frontier Railway/Guwahati; Southern Railway/Chennai; South Central Railway/Secundrabad; South Eastern Railway/Kolkata; Western Railway/Mumbai; East Central Railway/Hajipur; East Coast Railway/Bhubaneswar; North Central Railway/Allahabad; […]

Extension of ex-servicemen contributory health scheme facilities to Nepal domiciled Gorkhas

Ministry of Law & Justice Extension of ex-servicemen contributory health scheme facilities to Nepal domiciled Gorkhas The Cabinet has approved the extension of Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) to Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas (NDGs) pensioners Ex-Service Men (ESM). The scheme will be optional for retired Ex-Servicemen NDG Pensioners. Only NDG Ex-servicemen pensioner (paid from Defence Estimates) […]

Resolve Ex-Servicemen Pension Grievances Quickly

Ministry of Defence “Resolve Ex-Servicemen Pension Grievances Quickly”: Antony’s Message to Defence Accounts on Annual Day The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony today asked senior Defence Finance officials of his Ministry to consider the satisfaction level of Ex-Servicemen (ESM) pensioners as the benchmark of their performance. Addressing the 264th Annual Day Celebration of the Defence […]

COMPENSATION PAYABLE FOR DELAYED PAYMENT OF ADDITIONAL PENSION

COMPENSATION PAYABLE FOR DELAYED PAYMENT OF ADDITIONAL PENSION A case study One pensioner ‘X’ is drawing revised basic pension of Rs.3,500/- w.e.f. 1.1.2006. His date of birth as per pension records is 01.01.1926. The government issues orders to revise the pension as per 6th CPC on 11.11.2008 with additional pension benefits to aged pensioners. The […]