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Progress of Mysuru VKET’s Efforts to Guarantee Disability Pension to Cadets Disabled During Training The efforts of the Mysuru-based VeKare Ex Servicemen’s Trust (VKET) to guarantee disability pension and other facilities under the Contributory Health Scheme for Former Servicemen (ECHS) to gentlemen cadets disabled during military training appear to have progressed, the Indian army taking …

Mysuru, December 9 – City-based VeKare Ex-Servicemen Trust (VKET) urged Defense Minister Rajnath Singh to take immediate action to secure disability pension and other facilities under the scheme Former Military Contributory Health Officer (ECHS) to Gentlemen Officer Cadets invalidated and discharged home due to injuries sustained during military training at the National Defense Academy, Indian …

Vijay MohanTribune press serviceChandigarh, February 20 It took the intervention of the Supreme Court for a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) to obtain his disability pension for an injury he suffered in 1984. Finally, putting an end to the ordeal of a retired Subedar from Dasuya in the Punjab, the Supreme Court this week rejected an …

NEW DELHI : The Defense Ministry ordered the Defense Accounts Department to withdraw a circular ordering banks to deduct income tax from retirees affected by disabilities. The case had been a sensitive point with retirees as well as other members of the armed forces and represents a step back from a decision taken last year. …

Senior military officers must produce a medical report from a command hospital to certify their disability pension claim, a three-service panel recommended to the Defense Ministry as part of measures to limit cases “unjustified” demands for the pension. A senior defense ministry official, who declined to be named, said the proposal was approved by the …

Indian Army personnel positioned near Ratnuchak military station in Jammu | Photo PTI Text size: A- A + New Delhi: Disability pensions for military personnel should be taxed, except those who sustain combat damage, the military staff proposed, ThePrint has learned. The finance ministry recently decided to tax disability pensions, which sparked a massive uproar …

[email protected] Ajay BanerjeeTribune press serviceNew Delhi, July 18 In what might define a future model for claiming “disability” due to service in the armed forces, the forces are moving towards the idea that lifestyle-related illnesses should not deserve benefits such as pension tax-exempt, while those who sustain physical injuries in combat on peace assignments should …

The office of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday released an army statement that disability pensions for armed forces personnel have been taxed due to the increase in the number of people seeking disability, even for diseases related to lifestyle, and that this has led to the operation of the mechanism in place. The statement …