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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

DEPARTMENT OF HOME

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2532

TO BE ANSWERED ON 16.04.2008

Number of Outstanding Claims Pending in Para Military Forces .

2532.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-

(a) the number of personnel of the Para Military Forces who lost their lives during 2007, force-wise;


(b) whether the families of such personnel have any outstanding claims pending as on 01.04.08, force-wise; and

(c) the reasons for the delay in disposing of such claims and by when they are likely to be cleared, force-wise?

ANSWER


MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI SRIPRAKASH JAISWAL)

(a) & (b):
Force                No. of deaths in 2007         Claims Pending As on 1.4.2008
AR                         124                                        18
BSF                         370                                        20
CISF                       204                                        02
CRPF                     375                                        68
ITBP                       71                                          08
NSG                       01                                          01
SSB                         93                                          -

 (c):The claims are cleared on receiving all necessary documents. Sometimes there is delay in production of succession certificate from the Courts.