WELFARE AND REHABILITATION OF EX-SERVICEMEN

New Delhi
December 16, 2009
The Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare formulates various policies for the welfare and resettlement of ex-servicemen in the country. The focus of its policy is on:
(a) Pension related policies for Ex-servicemen including administration of pension regulations of the three Service
(b) Providing quality Medicare to ESM and their dependents and comprehensive coverage for disease through Ex- servicemen Contributory Health Scheme(ECHS);
(c) Resettlement/ rehabilitation of ESM and their dependents through the Directorate General Resettlement (DGR); and
(d) Looking after the welfare of ex-servicemen and their families through th Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB) in liaison with Rajya Sainik Boards (RSBs)/ Zila Sainik Board (ZSBs) and strengthening these Boards to make them more effective.
There are various training, employment entrepreneurship and self employment schemes for welfare and resettlement of Ex- servicemen. Ex-servicemen officers are trained at prestigious Institutes like IIT, IIM etc. To enable them to take up gainful employment in private sector. A total of 28280 Ex-servicemen have been imparted skills training in various fields during the year 2009. Total of 48208 Ex-servicemen have gained employment as on 30th November, 2009.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri MM Pallam Raju in written reply to Shri Vijaykumar Rupani in Rajya Sabha today.




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