Welfare Schemes: Ex-servicemen
Ministry of Defence
Government allots petrol pumps, gas agencies etc. to the families of martyrs for their livelihood. As per the existing Government policy there is provision of reservation of 8% for distributorship of LPG Agency under Government Personnel (GP category) and Retail outlets (Petrol and Diesel) under Combined Category 1 (CC1 category) for Defence Personnel, Central Para Military Forces / Special Forces, Central Government / State Government employees and Central / State Government PSU employees which also includes the dependants of the persons who are killed in various military operations.
The retail outlet dealerships and LPG distributorships allotted to the families of martyrs in Jammu & Kashmir are 42 and 19 respectively. Details of the schemes available at Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) for widows / Next of Kin of Ex-servicemen are as under:-
Allotment of Class V ‘B’ Surplus Vehicles Scheme.
Tipper Attachment Scheme.
Allotment of Mother Dairy Milk Booth.
Allotment of Safal Fruit & Vegetable Booth.
The above schemes are applicable for all and beneficiaries can apply as per the eligibility and guidelines. Further, monetary benefits / compensation are paid to the Widows / Next of Kin of soldiers.
This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Jugal Kishore in Lok Sabha today.