Battle Casualties

The following benefits are given to the widows of fatal battle casualties:-
S.No. Description Amount Entitled Processed by
1. Liberalised Family Pension Last pay drawn CDA (P)Allahabad
Ex-Gratia (Central)
  1. Death due to accident in course of duties
  2. Death attributable to acts of violence by terrorists etc
  3. Death during enemy action in war or border skirmishes or in action against militants, terrorists etc
  4. Death during enemy action in war or war like engagements specifically notified (Revised rates wef 01 Jan 2006)
Rs 10.00 lacs
Rs 10.00 lacs
Rs 15.00 lacs
Rs 20.00 lacs
Records Office / MP-5 for cases CDA (P) Allahabad
3. Air Travel Concession: 75% concession in domestic flights by Indian Airlines to War Widows   Zilla/Rajya Sainik Board
Railway Travel Concession
  1. 75% concession for travel in Second and Sleeper classes to War Widows
  2. First 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 and SC) alongwith a companion, Complimentary Card Pass has been extended to widows of the recipient of Gallantry award on death of the awardees.
  Zilla/Rajya Sainik Board
5. Reservation of seats in professional institutes   Zilla/Rajya Sainik Board
6. Priority in Telephone Connection: No installation fees. 50% concession in Rental Charges   Zilla/Rajya Sainik Board
7. Allotment of oil product agencies under the 8% defence quota   Director General of Resettlement
8. Education Concession from MOD: Full re-imbursement of tuition fees, transportation charges and hostel charges less mess charges. Re-imbursement of the cost of books/stationery @ Rs 1000/-p.a, cost of uniform where compulsory upto Rs 1700/- during the first year and Rs 700/- for the subsequent years, and cost of clothing @ Rs 500/- for the first year and Rs 300/- for the subsequent years. The above educational concessions will be upto and inclusive of the first degree course (Revised rates wef 01 Sep 2008)   AG's Br (CW-3)
9. Final Settlement of Accounts - PAO/CDA(O)
10. AFPP/DSOP Fund As per contribution PAO/CDA(O)
11. Death cum Retirement Gratuity Based on length of service CDA(P) Allahabad
12. Retention of Govt married accommodation for 2 yrs extendable upto 3 years & 6 months at Govt rates   QMG Branch
13. Benefits from State Govts As per State Rules State Govt
S.No. Description Amount Entitled Processed by
14. Army Group Insurance (Revised rate wef 01 Jan 2009) Rs 15.00 to 30.00 lacs AGIF
15. AGI Maturity As per contribution AGIF
16. Leave Encashment As applicable PAO/CDA(O)
17. Army Wives Welfare Association (Revised rate wef 01 Apr 2009) Rs 6,000/- Welfare Complex
18. Army Officers Benevolent Fund Rs 50,000/- (Officers only) AG's Br (Accts Sec)
Army Central Welfare Fund / National Defence Fund
  1. One Time Grant to all surviving NOKs of all fatal battle casualties of all operations wef 15 Aug 1947 to 30 Apr 1999 from ACWF(K)/NDF(BC)
  2. One Time Grant to NOKs of all battle casualty wef 01 May 1999
Rs 1.00 lacs
Rs 30,000/-
AG's Br (R&W Sec)
Assistance from Army Welfare Corpus
  1. Education Scholarship (only for Professional Courses)
  2. Daughter’s Marriage
  3. Re-marriage of Widow
  4. Penury
  5. Self Employment/Agro based ventur
Tuition Fee + Rs 5,000/-(for Books) subject to a maximum of Rs 25,000/-p.a
Rs 20,000/-
Rs 20,000/-
Rs 20,000/-
Rs 25,000/-
AG's Br (R&W Sec)
21. Housing 3% reservation in AWHO projects   AWHO