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Thursday, 8 June 2017

Government Enhanced Penury Grant to Non-Pensioner Ex-Servicemen/Widows

The penury grant is provided to non-pensioner Ex-servicemen/widows, who are above 65 years of age by the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence through Kendriya Sainik Board. Enhanced penury grant to non-pensioner Ex-Servicemen/Widows to Rs. 4,000/- per month from the existing rate of Rs. 1,000/- p.m.
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New Delhi: The government has enhanced penury grant to non-pensioner Ex-Servicemen/Widows to Rs. 4,000/- per month from the existing rate of Rs. 1,000/- p.m. The Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley approved the enhancement of the penury grant following the demands by different stake holders, including Ex-servicemen Associations, Rajya Sainik Boards, Ex-servicemen/widows. Recently, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri N N Vohra had also sent a proposal to Shri Jaitley to increase the amount to Rs. 4,000/-.
The penury grant is provided to non-pensioner Ex-servicemen/widows, who are above 65 years of age by the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence through Kendriya Sainik Board.
The step of enhancement of penury grant will benefit a large number of non-pensioner Ex-servicemen and widows who are in a state of penury. It was last revised from one time grant of Rs. 30,000/- to Rs. 1,000/- per month in October 2011.

2 comments :

  1. Any news item posted must be clear n every respect. Mere cut and paste must be desisted. Here is a link for detailed subject on "Punery Grant:"
    http://www.desw.gov.in/financial/financial-assistance-under-raksha-mantri’s-discretionary-fund-rmdf

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  2. Sir,
    Whether penury grant of Rs 4000/- is applicable to 2nd World War family pensioners who are getting some assistance from state Govt and are not in receipt of regular family pension.

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