Children of Exservicemen (Specific Gp) will receive Rs 3000 per month Declared by Raksha Mantri on the eve of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

PIB Release of dated 29th July 2022 by MoD (Raksha Mantri) the special category of children of exservicemen will receive now Rs 3000/- pm.  The amount has been increased in view of the current economic scenario. In the PIB Release with a heading of “Raksha Mantri approves enhancement of financial aid to orphaned” —  Children of ex- servicemen to Rs. 3000 per month the following has been expressed  by the Raksha Mantri :-

 “In line with the government’s policy of ease of living and dignified life for all citizens and as a humanitarian gesture to the Armed Services, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved the enhancement of the financial aid to the orphaned children of Ex-servicemen (ESM) from Rs 1000 per month to Rs. 3000 per month. This will enable orphaned children to lead a better life with respect and honour. 

            Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB) runs this scheme which is funded from Raksha Mantri Ex-Servicemen Welfare Fund (RMEWF). It is a subset of the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund. The present scheme is meant for the orphaned child who is a legitimate offspring aged below 21 years in the case of son or unmarried daughter of any Ex-Serviceman. The applications for availing benefits under this scheme are recommended by respective Zila Sainik Board (ZSB).”

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