Second Appellate Committee on Pension(SACP)

    1. Cases where family pension claims have been rejected or where disability is neither attributable nor aggravated by military service are given the following types of grants by the SACP:
      • Educational allowance of Rs 25/-p.m. upto three children of ex-Servicemen who were enrolled prior to 01 Jan 85. For personnel enrolled on or after 01 Jan 85, the grant is admissible to only two children. The maximum amount of educational grant is, however, restricted to Rs. 3,000/-.
      • A lump-sum grant upto Rs. 2,000/- to aged parents of the deceased ex-Servicemen.
      • Cost of sewing machine to the wife of deceased/ disabled ex-Servicemen.
      • A one time grant of Rs-1,000/- for daughter's marriage.
    2. Appeals for financial assistance on rejection of pension claims should be made to the Second Appellate Committee on pension within six months of rejection of the claim. The appeals are considered by the Committee based on merits of each case and the financial assistance granted which is, subsequently, paid by the Kendriya Sainik Board through the concerned Rajya/Zila Sainik Board.
    3. Tool Kit for ex-Servicemen Technicians. Out of Armed Forces Flag Day Fund, tool kits are provided, amount not exceeding Rs. 2,000/-.
    4. Reimbursement of Interest by way of subsidy on loan taken from Bank for construction of House to war bereaved, war disabled and attributable peace time casualties and their dependents. There is a scheme for re-imbursement of interest subsidy on loan taken from Banks by war bereaved, war disabled, attributable peace time casualties and their dependents for construction of houses.