Veterans & Battle Casualties - Schemes and Grants for You
We are enclosing below a list of Welfare Schemes and grants for Veterans and Battle Casualties. Many of us are unaware of these. The contact number of the Army HQ Directorate dealing with the subject is also included should you want additional help or information.
Ceremonials and Welfare Directorate (C W -3 at 011-23018110)
a. Platinum Grant of Rs 50,000/ for officers on attaining the age of 75.
b. Demise Grant of Rs 5000/ for JCOs/ORs
CSD. Assured Decent Last Rights Grant for all veterans holding canteen cards
a. Educational grant to wards of Exservicemen who die after retirement (Rs 6000 -8000)
b. Technical Education Grant to wards of Ex-servicemen for PG courses (Rs 20,000 – 30,000/)
Army Group Insurance (011-26142749, 26142897, 26148654, 26148055)
a. Extended insurance of Rs 10 Lakhs for officers and Rs 5 Lakhs for JCOs/OR.
b. Wards of serving and retired servicemen studying in Army Institutes – Rs 40,000/
Battle Casualties (Fatal) and Physical Casualties (Fatal)
Ceremonials and Welfare directorate
a. Full Reimbursement of tuition Fees, transportation and Hostel fees upto 1st Degree course.
b. Army Officers Benevolent Fund grant of Rs 50,000/ for officers.
Army Group Insurance
a. Insurance amount of Rs 50 Lakhs for Officers and 25 Lakhs for JCO/ORs.
AWWA Grant of Rs 10,000/
Rehabilitation and Welfare Section Grant (011-23018110, 23794985, 23794377)
a. One time grant to NOK of Rs 30,000/
b. Daughter’s marriage/orphan son’s marriage/ widow’s remarriage – Rs 1 Lakhs.
c. Educational scholarship to wards for PG and professional courses – Rs 20,000 – 50,000/
d. Computer Grant for wards pursuing graduation and above – Rs 20,000/
e. Higher Education of Widow – Upto Rs 50,000/
Battle Casualties (Disabled)
a. C W Directorate – Full reimbursement of tuition fees, transportation and hostel fees upto 1st degree course
AGI – Disability Benefit based on percentage of disability of Rs 25 Lakhs to Rs 5 Lakhs for officers and Rs 12.5 – 2.5 Lakhs for JCO/OR.
R & W Section
a. One time grant based on percentage of disability from Rs 60000/ - 20,000/.
b. Daughter’s marriage/ orphan son’s marriage – Rs 1 Lakhs.
c. Educational Scholarship for wards for PG and professional courses – Rs 50,000/ to Rs 20,000/.
d. Mobility Equipment upto Rs 70,000/; wheelchair upto Rs 50,000/
e. Modification of bathroom – Rs 20,000/
Physical Casualties (Disabled) )
R & W Section
a. Mobility equipment – Upto Rs 70,000/
b. Wheelchair upto Rs 50,000/ replacable after seven years.
c. Modification of bathroom – Rs 20,000/
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