GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  DEFENCE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2597
ANSWERED ON   17.03.2017
Financial Assistance to Ex-servicemen
2597 . Innocent Shri
Rai Shri Prem Das
Singh Shri Ravneet
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:-
(a) the details of schemes for imparting education and skill development among Ex-servicemen along with financial assistance provided to Ex-servicemen by the Government through various agencies during the last three years and the current year;<br/><br/>(b) the total amount distributed for the welfare of Ex-servicemen under Raksha Mantri’s Discretionary Fund (RMDF) and the number of beneficiaries during the last three years and the current year, year-wise;<br/><br/>(c) the main activities of Kendriya Sainik Board and the manner in which these are beneficial to Ex-servicemen and their families; and<br/><br/>(d) the efforts made to activate Grievances Redressal Mechanism and to expedite redressal of grievances of Ex-servicemen?<br/>
ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE (DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE)<br/>IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE<br/> ????? ????? ?????? (??. ????? ?????)<br/><br/>(a) Directorate General Resettlement imparts resettlement training to the retiring officer/ Ex-servicemen (Officers), JCOs / OR / Ex-servicemen JCOs/OR in various institutes Pan India.<br/><br/>Details of Kendriya Sainik Board schemes for imparting education and skill development among Ex-servicemen alongwith financial assistance provided during the last three years and the current year are attached as Annexure ‘A’. <br/><br/>(b) The year-wise details of total amount disbursed along with number of beneficiaries under Raksha Mantri’s Discretionary Fund (renamed as Raksha Mantri’s Ex-servicemen Welfare Fund) during the last three years and current year are attached as Annexure ‘B’.<br/><br/>(c) Main activities of KSB are attached as Annexure ‘C’.<br/><br/>(d) Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) of Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances is active. Grievances received through CPGRAMS as well as directly from the petitioners, including Ex-servicemen, are monitored and disposed off expeditiously and as far as possible within the laid down time limit.<br/><br/>******<br/>

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