GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
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?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(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.
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:
|Year||Law & Order||Disaster Relief||Other type of Assistance||Neighbouring countries|
|Year||Cyclone||Major Fire||Search & Rescue Operations|
|Year||Cyclone||Fire||Heavy Flooding||Accidents||Other types of Assistance|