‘equal pay equal pension’ principle is applicable for Ex-Service personnel

‘equal pay equal pension’ principle is applicable for Ex-Service personnel

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-967

ANSWERED ON-02.12.2014

Minimum pension for Ex Service personnel

967 . SHRI E.M. SUDARSANA NATCHIAPPAN

(a) whether the ‘equal pay equal pension’ principle is applicable for Ex-Service personnel; and

(b) if so, the minimum pension for Ex-Service personnel?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(RAO INDERJIT SINGH)

(a) No, Sir.

(b) Minimum pension for Ex-Service personnel is Rs.3500/- per month. In addition, Dearness Relief as applicable from time to time is paid.

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source-Rajya sabha

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