Expenditure for widows and dependent of martyred soldiers
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
QUESTION NO 646
ANSWERED ON 17.12.2018
Expenditure for widows and dependant of martyred soldiers
Dr. Vikas Mahatme
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state :-
(a) details of expenditure on the scheme for widows and dependent of martyred soldiers; and
(b) whether there is any current scheme and project for education and empowerment of martyred soldiers daughters?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE
(a) Widows and dependent of martyred soldiers are covered under the various schemes run for welfare of ex-servicemen, disabled, missing and killed in action. No segregated data for expenditure on widows and dependent of martyred soldiers is available.
(b) There is no specific scheme / project for education and empowerment of martyred soldiers. However, they are covered under various schemes as per Annexure.