Defence Welfare Schemes by Punjab Govt
Government of Punjab introduced various welfare schemes for defence personnels and for their families such as transport allowances, war jagir, tube well connection, etc. It also provides basic computer education to Ex-servicemen widows and their wards for their gainful employment through the Sainik Vocational Training Centres being run at District Level and HQ at Chandigarh.
- Grants and financial assistance to the families of the martyr/disabled defence personnels.
- Provides War Jagir ┬áto the families whose son/sons serve in defence forces of the┬ácountry
- Provides financial assistance to ex-servicemen suffering from chronic diseases like T.B., Cancer and major surgeries, ┬áout of the Punjab Amalgamated Fund
- Organises Flag Day Fund collection and helps the ex-servicemen with aids
- Reservation of seats in Educational Institutions for defence personnel wards
|1.||DaughterΓÇÕs marriage grant||Orphan daughter of Ex-servicemen.
Daughter of disabled Ex-servicemen including Officers who are in receipt of Disability pension.
|Financial Assistance towards Daughter’s Marriage Grant (Rs. 25000/-)|
|2.||Transport allowances||War Widows of 1948, 1962, 1965 & 1971 Wars||Rs. 500 per month.|
|3.||Old age pension||Ex-Servicemen/Widows of Ex-Servicemen of World War-II above the age of 65 years who are not in receipt of any pension||Rs. 300/- per month upto 28/05/2006
Rs.500/- per month w.e.f 29/5/2006
Rs.1000/- per month w.e.f 29/01/2008
Rs.2000/- per month w.e.f 14/02/2013
|4.||War Jagir||Father or where the father is dead to the mother:-
||Rs.1200/- P.A upto 30.09.2004
Rs.5000/- P.A. w.e.f 01.10.2004
Rs.10000/- P.A. w.e.f 28.06.2013
|5.||Tube well connection||All Ex-servicemen/Widows (Pensioner or Non Pensioner), serving soldiers are eligible||For availing priority benefit in connection with getting Tube well Connection|
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