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Schemes for Ex-Servicemen: No. of Schemes & reservation available for ex-servicemen

Schemes for Ex-Servicemen: No. of Schemes & reservation available for ex-servicemen and details of re-employed ex-servicemen: Lok Sabha QA

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPATRMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION N0. 1794

TO BE ANSWERED ON 21st SEPTEMBER, 2020

SCHEMES FOR EX-SERVICEMEN

1794. COL. RAN AVARDHAN RATHORE:

Will the Minister of DEFENCE

be pleased to state:

  1. the number of schemes in operation for ex-servicemen including those in which there is reservation for them;
  2. the number of such schemes that are in operation in the State of Rajasthan;
  3. the percentage of reservation available for ex-servicemen in these said schemes;
  4. the details of the percentage of ex-servicemen who have been re-employed along with percentage of non ex-servicemen who have been employed against reserved vacancies for ex-servicemen ; and
  5. the reason for low re-employment rate of ex-servicemen?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE
IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(SHRI SHRIPAD NAIK)

(a) The following Ex-servicemen (ESM) resettlement schemes are sponsored by Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) to provide resettlement opportunities to ESM of three Armed Forces Services:-

  1. Security Agency Scheme
  2. ESM Coal Loading and Transportation Scheme & Tipper Attachment Scheme
  3. Tipper Attachment Scheme for War Widows and Disabled
  4. Management of CNG Stations
  5. Allotment of   BPCL/IOCL Company Owned Company Operated (COCO) Outlets/Retail Pumps
  6. Allotment of Mother  Dairy  Milk Booths  and Fruit  & Vegetable  (Safal)  Shops in NCR
  7. Allotment of Regular LPG Distributorship
  8. Retail Outlet Dealership (Petrol/Diesel)

Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB) is implementing welfare schemes for ESM/Widows/War Widows and their dependents. The details of such schemes are at Annexure :A .

(b) All the schemes of DGR as mentioned in reply to part (a) of the question except ‘Management of CNG Stations’ and ‘Allotment of Mother Dairy Milk Booths and Fruit & Vegetable (Safal) shops in NCR’ are meant for all States/UTs.

  • All welfare schemes of KSB are meant for all States/UTs.

In addition to the above, details of schemes provided by State Government of Rajasthan are at Annexure :B .

(c) All the schemes mentioned in reply to part (a) of the question except :Tipper Attachment Scheme for War Widows and Disabled Soldiers , which is only for War Widows and disabled soldiers having 50% or more disability and :Allotment of Regular LPG Distributorship and Retail Outlet Dealership (Petrol/Diesel) which also includes widows and dependents of ESM, are exclusively for

(d) DGR compiles data regarding implementation of reservation policy for Ex-servicemen in Central Government Ministries/ Departments , Nationalized Banks/Financial Institutions , Central Public Sector Enterprises(CPSEs) and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPP) on half years Details of percentage of ESM re-employed in such Departments as per information available as on 3151December 2019 is at Annexure :C .

Data regarding employment of non ex-servicemen against vacancies reserved for ex­ servicemen is not compiled.

(e) DGR Schemes are based on requisitions from user Departments and sponsorship is made once such vacancies are released to DGR and they are utilized in totally.

Low employment rate of ex-servicemen in jobs is mainly due to not possessing National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) qualification which is an essential qualification for technical posts and inadequate preparation by ESM for the competitive selection process in recruiting agencies which is totally academic.

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ANNEXURE-A REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1794 FOR ANSWER ON 21.09.2020 REGARDING ‘SCHEMES FOR EX-SERVICEMEN’.

Details of various welfare schemes (Schemes for Ex-Servicemen) provided by KSB:-

S. No. Grants Amount(in Rs)
(a) Penury Grant (65 Yrs and above) (Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank) Rs 4,000/-pm (Life time)
(b) Education Grant (first two born children)(i) Boys/Girls upto Graduation

(ii) Widows for Post Graduate (Pensioner/Non Pensioner upto Havildar Rank)

Rs 1,000/-pm
(c) Officer Cadet Grant (for Cadets of NDA only) Pensioner/ Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank) Rs 1,000/-pm
(d) Disabled Children Grant (disability 100%)
(Pensioner/Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank)
Rs 1,000/-pm
(e) House Repair Grant(Pensioner/Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank)

• 100% Disabled ESM
• Orphan Daughter (of all ranks)

Rs 20,000/-
(f) Daughter’s Marriage Grant(up to 02 Daughters)
(Pensioner/ Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank)
 Rs 50,000/-
Widow Re-Marriage Grant
(Pensioner/ Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank)
(g) Funeral Grant
(Pensioner/ Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank)
 Rs 5,000/-
(h) Medical Treatment
(Non-pensioner upto Havildar Rank)
Rs 30,000/- (Max)
(j) Orphan Grant(Pensioner/ Non-Pensioners All Ranks)

• Daughters of ex-servicemen till she is married.
• One Son of ex-servicemen upto 21 years of age.

 

Rs 1,000/-pm

(k) Vocational Training Grant For Widows
(Pensioner/ Non-Pensioners upto Havildar Rank)
Rs 20,000/-
(One Time)
(1) Mobile Equipment for disabled ESM (post retirement). ESM, who are disabled after service with a disability of 50% or more and who are not covered under the scheme of AG s branch , R&W Section, Ceremonial and Welfare Directorate, Army HQs (i.e. Navy and Air Force) Rs 57,500/-
(m) Subsidy on Home Loan. KSB reimburses 50% of interest on Rs 1,00,000/- (Max) by way of subsidy on home loan from Bank/Public Sector institutions for construction of house to war bereaved , war disabled and attributable peace time casualties.
(n) Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme:  Total 5500 scholarship  are provided to eligible wards based  on  merit for the entire duration of the courses. Priority is given to the wards of War widows/War disabled Soldiers. The rates of Scholarship are as follows : –

(a)      Rs. 2500/- per month for boys.
(b)     Rs. 3000/- per month for girls.

 

Serious diseases Grant (Schemes for Ex-Servicemen) from Armed Forces Flag Day (AFFD) Fund to Non Pensioners ESM of all Ranks :-

(a) Serious Diseases  as listed below: – Angioplasty , Angiography ,  CABG, Open Heart Surgery, Valve Replacement, Pacemaker Implant,        Renal Implant, Prostate Surgery, Joint Replacement  and Cerebral Stoke.

Other Diseases: Where more than Rs 1.00 Lac has been spent on treatment

75%/90% of total  expenditure Officer and PBOR respectively

Upto Rs 1.25 Lac (max)

(b) Dialysis and Cancer treatment 75%/90% of total expenditure Officer and PBOR respectively Upto a max of Rs 75,000/- per FY only.

 

ANNEXURE-B REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (b) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1794 FOR ANSWER ON 21.09.2020 REGARDING ‘SCHEMES FOR EX-SERVICEMEN’.

Details of benefits (Schemes for Ex-Servicemen) given by the State Government of Rajasthan

  1. Cash/Land/Annuity/Lump sum benefits to Gallantry Award
  2. Reservation in allotment of industrial plots/sheds-2 percent , Salt plots-9 percent, Mines & Minerals-10 percent, National permit-10 percent and House sites-10 percent & Houses-2 percent , Milk vending Booths-on
  3. Maintenance  grant   of  1,00,000/-  Yearly   to  the   100%  disabled   Ex-servicemen (paraplegic tetraplegic) at Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center (PRC), Kirkee.
  4. Scholarship to 1,000 Meritorious Girls of Ex-Servicemen @ 100/- pm up to School level and Rs 500/- pm upto college level.
  5. Financial Assistance to World War II Veterans and widows @ Rs 10,000/- pm who are not in receipt of any
  6. Reservation of 1% in Medical  colleges, 3% seats in Engineering colleges, 5% seats in polytechnic and Ed courses and each ITI for wards of Ex-Servicemen.
  7. Provision of residential plots to Ex-Servicemen at village
  8. Priority in allotment of house-sites and constructed houses, 10 percent reservation of plots and 2 percent of flats for widows and Ex-Servicemen.
  9. Rent Control  act and land tenancy  act have been amended to facilitate resumption  of land/houses by Ex-Servicemen.
  10. Exemption from payment of Municipal Tax on houses of Ex-Servicemen , widows  and their minor children who are not income tax
  11. Allotment of Barani or Sivaichak land upto 10 acres to Ex-Servicemen/Serving
  12. Dual Family Pension in the second service of the
  13. State Govt has established Rajasthan Ex-Servicemen Corporation Limited (REXCO) for employment of ex-servicemen in Govt establishments on contractual basis.
  14. One time lump sum grant of Rs 20,000/- to Tetra Pelagic/Paraplegic Ex-servicemen.
  15. War Widow Hostel and Rehabilitation Centre- 03 War widow hostels cum rehabilitation centres are functioning at Jaipur, Jhunjhunu , Sikar and girls hostel in Kota in the New War Widow Hostel under construction in Jodhpur.
  16. Facilities for War Widows and children

(a) 25 Lac (Out of this amount Rs. 5 Lac immediate Relief) and 25 bighas land in Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojana (IGNP) would be given to the widows.
or

(b) Rs 25 Lac (Out of this amount 5 Lac immediate Relief) and MIG Housing Board House.
or

(c) 50 Lacs (Out of this amount Rs. 5 Lac immediate Relief).

  • Parents of the deceased to be given 3.00 Lac fixed deposit in Post Office in monthly income schemes.
  • School going children to get 1,800/- as scholarship per year and Rs. 3,600/- for students of college, Technical, Medical, Engineering. This scholarship will be given by Education Department and Free education for children in Government school, College, Technical Education, Medical & Engineering.
  • Employment to be provided to widow or her son or unmarried daughter (upto Level 10) with a right to be exercised by the widow to keep her option for employment open till the child grows and becomes eligible for service.
  • A school/ Dispensary/ Hospital/ Panchayat Bhawan/ Roads/ Park/ Public Places will be re-named on the name of the martyr soldier.
  • Free Roadways pass will be issued for widow and dependent children.
  • Issue Special I Card to War Widows for regards to be in office.
  1. Facilities for War Disabled ex-servicemen
  • 5 Lac cash and 25 Bighas of land or 30 Lacs Cash
  • For permanently incapacitated  battle  casualties  employment  would  also be provided to himself or a dependent upto level 10.
  1. Facilities from Amalgamated Fund (Schemes for Ex-Servicemen)
  • Scholarship- 3,000/- yearly for  11th  and 12th classes  and Rs.  5,000/­yearly for higher education  and  Rs 8,000/- Yearly for Technical and Medical Education.
  • Marriage Grant – 15,000/- per daughter.
  • Immediately Relief Rs 1,000/- One time.
  • 5,000/- given to student for coaching who pass in National Defence Academy (NDA)  I  Combined  Defence  Services  (CDS)  I  Officers Training Academy (OTA).
  • Stipend of Rs. 3,000/- yearly to Ex-Servicemen trainees in ITIs.
  • Stipend of 900/- per month to permanent disabled ex-servicemen trainees in Quality Assurance Manager in Training (QMIT).

ANNEXURE-C REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (d) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1794 FOR ANSWER ON 21.09.2020 REGARDING ‘SCHEMES FOR EX-SERVICEMEN‘

 

SI.No.

 

Name of Organisation

Classification of posts Overall strength & percentage as on 31stDecember, 2019
Overallstren2th Ex-servicemen %
1 Central Govt Deptts Central Govt Depts Group :C’ 135484 2496 1.84
Central Govt Deptts Group :D’ 253 2 0.79
2 CPSUs PSUs Group   :C 221402 3402 1.54
PSUs Group 😀 25474 229 0.90
3 Banks Banks Group :C · 251100 26175 10.42
Banks Group 😀 105411 27203 25.80
4 CAPPs CAPP Group :A 9456 66 0.70
CAPP Group :B’ 57887 542 0.94
CAPP Group :C 804162 2670 0.33
CAPP Group :D’ 0 0 0
Total Group :A 9456 66 0.70
Group :B’ 57887 542 0.94
Group :C 1412148 34743 2.46
Group :D’ 131138 27434 20.92
  1610629 62785 3.90

 

Source: Lok Sabha

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