Disability Pension to Defence Personnel during the last five years and current year – Rajya Sabha QA

Disability Pension to Defence Personnel during the last five years and current year - Rajya Sabha QA

Disability Pension to Defence Personnel during the last five years and current year – Rajya Sabha QA

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 40
TO BE ANSWERED ON 18th JULY, 2022

DISABILITY PENSION

40. SHRI NEERAJ DANGI:
Will the Minister of Defence be pleased to state:

(a) the number of defence personnel who have been provided disability pension during the last five years and current year;

(b) whether Government is aware of the fact that many officers of the Indian Army did not receive their disability pension and service pension even one year after getting retired from the service; and

(c) if so, the total number of such pending cases till date?

A N S W E R
MINISTER OF STATE (SHRI AJAY BHATT) IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

(a): Details of the total number of defence forces personnel provided disability pension/disability element during the last five years and the current year are as follows:

Year Commissioned Officers Personnel Below Officers Ranks
Defence Forces personnel retired with disability pension/disability element Defence Forces personnel retired with disability pension/disability element
2017 489 9996
2018 545 11770
2019 515 12518
2020 388 11840
2021 112 8047
2022 (upto 07.07.2022) 36 3424
Total 2085 57595

 

(b) & (c): The cases of disability and service pension are processed within time frame as per laid down policy.

Source: Rajya Sabha

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