BENEFITS BY CENTRAL GOVT
Liberalised Special Family Pension
Last Pay drawn
Ex-Gratia (01 Aug 97 onwards)
(a) Death due to accident in course of duties
(b) Death attributable to acts of violence by terrorists etc
(c) Death during enemy action in war or border skirmishes or in action against militants, terrorists etc
(d) Death occurring while on duty in specified high altitude, inaccessible border posts etc on account of national disasters, extreme weather conditions
(e) Death during enemy action in war or war like engagements specifically notified.(Revised rates wef 01 Jan 2006)
Air Travel Concession.
75% concession in domestic flights by Indian Airlines to war widows.
CW-2/ADG (Mov)Zilla/Rajya Sainik Board
Railway Travel Concession
(a) 75% concession for travel in second and sleeper classes to war widows.
(b) 1st class/2nd AC/3rd AC/Chair Car complimentary card pass facility to travel by Rajdhani/Shatabdi/ Jan Shatabdi express trains to widows of posthumous gallantry awardees of chakra series(PVC, MVC, VrC, AC, KC & SC) alongwith a companion, has also been extended to widows of the recipient of the gallantry award on death of the awardee.
CW-2/ ADG (Mov)Zilla / Rajya Sainik Board
Reservation of seats in professional institutes Zilla/Rajya Sainik Board
Priority in Telephone Connection
No installation fees. 50% concession in rental charges.
Full re-imbursement of tuition fee, transportation charges and hostel charges for those studying in boarding schools and colleges. Re-imbursement of cost of books/stationery @ Rs 1000/- per annum per student or the amount claimed by the student, whichever is less, cost of uniform where compulsory upto Rs 1700/- during the 1st year and Rs 700/- for the subsequent years, and cost of clothing @ Rs 500/- for the 1st year and Rs 300/- for the subsequent years. The above education concession will be upto and inclusive of the 1st degree course for eldest two children only
BENEFITS/CONCESSIONS BY STATE GOVTS
BENEFITS/CONCESSIONS PROVIDED BY ARMY
Army Central Welfare Fund/National Defence Fund
(a) One Time Grant to all surviving NOKs of all fatal battle casualties wef 15 Aug 1947 to 30 Apr 1999 given from ACWF(K)/NDF(BC)(b) One Time Grant to NOKs of all battle casualties wef 01 May 1999
Assistance from Army Welfare Corpus
(a) Edn Scholarship for Professional Courses only
(b) Daughter’s marriage(c) Re-marriage of widow(d) Self Employment Agro based venture(f) Higher edn of widows