The League was instrumental in getting the following benefits to the Ex-Servicemen, widows and their dependents:

  • One time increase in pension for PBORs wef 01 Jan 1992.

  • Increase in pension of all Ex-Servicemen as per Sixth Central Pay Commission.

  • Enhancement in Disability Pension.

  • Restoration of commuted portion of pension after 15 years instead of 20 years.

  • Widow’s entitlement to full pension to parents of martyrs.

  • Removal of matric qualification restriction for allotment of Agency/Petrol Pump to War Widows.

  • Right of Proxy Vote to Defence Personnel.

  • Restoration of two pensions, including DA for both the pensions.

  • Reduction in age from 80 to 75 years with regards to Platinum Grant and increase in the amount of grant of officers.

  • Concession n to enter course being run IITTM for children of Defence Personnel, both serving and retired.

  • Financial Assistance to WW-II Widows in various States by the League from respective State Govts.

  • Establishment of ECHS for medical cover to ESM and their parents and revision of the initial subscription.

  • Deletion of VAT from CSD items in the majority of States.

  • Family Pension to spinster daughter.

  • No contributory amount from pre 1996 pensioners for becoming members of ECHS.

  • Option of operating joint account with spouse for pension.

  • The League has also been successful in getting a dignified second employment to ex-servicemen in various states.

  • Establishment of the on-line Pensioners Portal in conjunction with Govt. of India, Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions.

  • Establishment of Legal, Medical (ECHS), RCEL Disability and Distress Cells for Ex-Servicemen, their widows and dependents.

  • Bridging the gap between pre and post Jan 2006 pensioners.
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