CSD through e-Platform for Ex-Servicemen: Rajya Sabha QA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 379
TO BE ANSWERED ON 24th July, 2023
CSD THROUGH E-PLATFORM FOR EX-SERVICEMEN
379. SHRI AJAY PRATAP SINGH:
Will the Minister of Defence be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government is going to create an e-platform like Amazon, Flipkart etc., to provide CSD canteen and other facilities to the ex-servicemen so that the soldiers settled in far-flung areas can avail this facility; and
(b) if so, the details of progress made in this direction along with the number of districts where this facility has been started?
A N S W E R
MINISTER OF STATE (SHRI AJAY BHATT)
IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(a) & (b): An online portal is available for sale of Against Firm Demand Items Category One (AFD-I) including four wheelers/ two wheelers and white goods. The services are available to entitled CSD beneficiaries including ESM pan-India.