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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Defence

 

DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN`S WELFARE

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 314

TO BE ANSWERED ON 21.11.2007

Pending Grievances of Gallantry Awardees Families.

314.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:-

(a)        the number of complaints/representations of grievances from the families of Gallantry Award winners in this country are at present pending in his Ministry;

(b)        the nature of grievances and the action taken/proposed to be taken thereon; and

(c)        by when all these representations are likely to be disposed of?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(SHRI M.M. PALLAM RAJU)

(a) Two representations from families of Gallantry award winners are presently under consideration.

(b) & (c): One case relates to non-payment of annuity and the other relates to non-receipt of financial assistance. These are being pursued with the concerned Pension Disbursing Authority and the Rajya Sainik Board respectively and are likely to be finalised shortly.