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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE 

RAJYA SABHA

 UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1466

TO BE ANSWERED ON 1.1.2018

 

PEACE TIME NON-MILITARY OPERATIONS

1466. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

 

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

 

(a) whether the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy have undertaken peace time non-military operations like refugee evacuation, natural disaster relief, etc. during the last three years, if so, the details thereof, year-wise;

 

(b)  whether expenditure undertaken by the Armed Forces for such tasks is reimbursed back to the Defence budget;

 

(c)  if so, the details thereof; and

 

(d)  if not, the reasons therefor?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

SUBHASH BHAMRE

 

(a)  The details of numbers of peace time non-military operations undertaken by Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force during the last three years are given in the Annexure.

 

(b) to (d): The bills in respect of the cost involved in peace time non-military operations are raised against the indenting agencies.

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ANNEXURE IN RESPECT OF REPLY GIVEN IN PART (a) OF RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1466 FOR 1.1.2018 REGARDING PEACE TIME NON-MILITARY OPERATIONS.

 

Details of number of times Armed Forces have been requisitioned by Central Government and various State Governments for peace time non-military operations:

 

ARMY:

YearLaw & OrderDisaster ReliefOther type of AssistanceNeighbouring countries

 

20140812110
201504251001
201606291501

 

NAVY:

YearCycloneMajor FireSearch & Rescue Operations

 

20140100
20150003
2016010304

 

AIR FORCE:

YearCycloneFireHeavy FloodingAccidentsOther types of Assistance

 

Neighbouring countries
20140100200602
201500020004
201600101010303

 

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