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SPECIAL PENSION TO EX-SERVICEMEN AND OFFICERS WHO ARE SENIOR CITIZEN

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GRAND SPECIAL PENSION TO THOSE EX-SERVICEMEN WHO ARE SENIOR CITIZEN AND  HAVE SERVED THE ARMY FROM 5 YEARS TO 15 YEARS AS THEY ARE DEPRIVED OF PENSION DUE TO LESS PERIOD THEY HAVE SERVED. when Parliamentarians who has put one term in Parliament and get pension why not those who served the Army should not get the pension. as they safeguard the country by dedicating their life for the country. Lot of organization who represent these ex-servicemen for their plights have failed to achieve their goal.as Starred question No. 2225 answered by Rajya Sabha on 12-2-2014 by Smt. WANSUK SYIEM, DESW-Dept Ex-servicemen Welfare ruled that take Ministry to Court for Disability and Pensionery benefits would have to fight their own case all the way to Honorable Supreme Court.

Several impoverished ex-servicemen abandoned cases unable to continue endless battle against top Govt Lawyers who the Ministry hires at Tax payer's expense.

whether DESW burdened with a large number of Judgements against the Ministry that require implementation. after DESW exhausted all legal recourse.

ANSWERED-by-

Minister of State in Ministry of De fence Shri Jitendra Singh, 'Govt is sensitive to the concern of Ex-servicemen with respect to Pension matters & there is no intention to prolong  litigation in such cases. However  in certain cases where it is necessary the decision to appeal is taken after detailed deliberation and in consultation with Ministry of Law once such case reaches legal finality if it  is implemented. 

Special Pension is granted for 10 years by  Hon. Supreme Court Judgement of 27-10-2016 - appeal No. 2147/2011

REMEDY

Legislation may be enacted by Parliament on behest of De fence Minister to grand Special Pension to those Ex-Servicemen and Officers in Senior Citizen category who have served more than 5 years to 15 years and could not complete the qualifying service to get minimum quantum of  pension in the evening of their life.

 



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