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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

DEPARTMENT OF HOME

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 674

TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 5TH MARCH, 2008 / PHALGUNA 15, 1929 (SAKA)

 

Outstanding Claims of Personnel of Para Military forces.

674.

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 and benefits that are yet to be cleared by the Centre and the States concerned; and

(c) the steps being taken to expedite the same?

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

(a): Details are as under:-

 
 
           Force                        Number of personnel, who lost their
                                              Lives during the year 2007
            AR                             124
            BSF                            370
            CISE                          215
            CRPF                         375
            ITBP                             71
            
(b) & (c): All pensionary benefits (except of the personnel covered under the New Pension Scheme) and Ex-Gratia Lump-sum compensation are processed expeditiously. 
However, a few cases get held up due to non receipt of required documents from the ‘Next of Kins’. The cases are being monitored by the Central Paramilitary Forces (CPMF) regularly for early settlement. A Group of Minister is also considering the matters relating to application of the New Pension Scheme to the CPMFs.