Revision of rate of Penury Grant from Rs.1,000 p.m. to Rs.4,000 p.m. w.e.f. 01.04.2017
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Room No.237, ‘B’ Wing,
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011.
Dated : 08.06.2017
Subject: Revision of rate of Penury Grant funded out of Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF).
It has been decided with the approval of the competent authority to enhance the rate of Penury Grant to the non-pensioner Ex-Servicemen/Widows (above 65 years of age) under the Scheme of Raksha Mantri Ex-Servicemen Welfare Fund (funded out of Armed Forces Flag Day Fund) from Rs.l,000/- per month per beneficiary to Rs.4,0.00/- per month per beneficiary.
2.The revised rate will come into force with effect from 1st April, 2017.
Joint Secretary to Government of India
Secretary (KSB), KSB,
West Block-IV, R.K. Puram,