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Disability Element

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Disability Element

(a) Pre Jan 2006 Retirees. Disabled pensioners have been granted modified parity at 30% of minimum of pay band + grade pay + MSP for 100% disability. For lesser percentage of disability, pro rata reduction in disability element.

(b) Retired on or after 01 Jan 06. Disability element is admissible on retirement/invalidment for disability held attributable to or aggravated by military service. It is computed at 30% of the last reckonable emoluments drawn subject to a minimum of Rs 3510/- for 100% disability. For a lesser percentage of disability, pro rata computation of disability element will be done.

CDA (P)

Allahabad

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All defence personnel who are disabled, incapacitated in the performance of their bonafide official duties under various circumstances and are boarded out of service on account of disability/war injury attributable to or aggravated by military service, shall be paid Exgratia as lumpsum amounting to Rs 9 Lakhs for 100% disability. For disability/war injury less than 100% but not less than 20%, the amount of Ex-gratia compensation shall be proportionately reduced. No Ex-gratia compensation shall be payable for disability/war injury less than 20%. The proportionate compensation would be based on actual percentage of disability, as certified by the invaliding Medical Board, without applying broadbanding provisions ( Applicable wef 01 Apr 2011).

Auth:-GOI, MoD, Deptt of ESW letter No 2(2)/2011/D(Pen/Pol)dated 26 Dec 2011.

 

War Injury Element

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War Injury Element 
Admissible on retirement/invalidment on account of injury sustained in action as laid down in cat-E of Para 4 of Govt of India letter No 1 (2)/97/D(Pen-C) dt 31 Jan 2011.

(a) War Injury on Invalidment.
Equal to last reckonable emoluments for 100% disability.

(b) War Injury Element on Retirement.
Equal to 60% of last reckonable emoluments for 100% disability subject to a minimum of Rs 7020/-.

Note- Cap on War Injury Pension removed wef 01 Jul 2009.

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Disability Pension on Pre Mature Retirement

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Disability Pension on Pre Mature Retirement
Armed forces personnel retiring/discharged from service on or after 01 Jan 2006 will be entitled to disability element/war injury element, if the injury is attributable to or aggravated by military service even if they proceed on premature retirement provided they were retained in service despite disability and had foregone lumpsum compensation in lieu of disability. Retiring/service pension or gratuity will also be payable in addition.

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Constant Attendance Allowance

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Amount Entitled/Remarks

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Constant Attendance Allowance
To be increased by 25% every time the DA payable on revised Pay Band goes up by 50%.

Rs 6750/-pm

CDA (P)

Allahabad

2.

Allotment of Oil product Agencies under 8% Defence quota.

Persons with 20% and above 
disability are eligible

Directorate General of
Resettlement

3.

Education Concessions from Ministry of Defence.

Same as Battle Casualty (Fatal)

Adjutant General's Branch (CW-3)

Air Travel Concession

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Air Travel Concession 
50% concession in domestic flights by Indian Airlines to war disabled officers and their families.

Adjutant General's Branch (CW-2)/Zila/Rajya Sainik Board

2.

Reservation of seats in professional institutes.

Kendriya/Rajya Sainik Board

Priority in Telephone Connection

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Amount Entitled/Remarks

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Priority in Telephone Connection
No installation fees. 50% concession in rental charges.

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Adjutant General's Branch (CW-3)/Zila/ Rajya Sainik Board

2.

Benefits from State Govts.

As per State Rules

Units/Rajya Sainik Board

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