GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN`S WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 314
TO BE ANSWERED ON 21.11.2007
Pending Grievances of Gallantry Awardees Families.
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?
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.