GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE

 RAJYA SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO. 27
ANSWERED ON JULY 8, 2014
QUESTION
Veterans Commission

 *27. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

 Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state the timeline and terms of reference of the Veterans Commission to be set up by Government?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
(SHRI ARUN JAITLEY)

A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.

 STATEMENT IN RESPECT OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 27 FOR 8.7.2014 REGARDING VETERANS COMMISSION

                 President of India in his Address to the joint session of Parliament on 9.6.2014, inter alia mentioned that Government will appoint a Veterans Commission to address their grievances. The matter regarding setting up of the Commission is under consideration of the Government.