MoD | Defence Ministry clarifies on Compensation to war veterans , widows of soldiers

Compensation to war veterans

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik  has informed that The details of Army Fatal Casualties sustained during terrorist attacks/tactical action in the State of J&K and Army/Assam Rifles (AR) during Counter Insurgency/Counter Terrorism operation in North East since last three years are as under, After the Eligibility Certificates are issued, the Oil Companies through a rigorous selection process allot Gas Agencies/Petrol Pumps to the Ex-Servicemen, Widows and their Dependents.

S. No. Year J&K North East

(Army/AR)

(a) 2016 06 08
(b) 2017 13
(c) 2018 12 02
(d) 2019 03  (Till 25 June, 2019) 02 (Till 19 June, 2019)

The number of Eligibility Certificates (ECs) issued for gas agencies/petrol pumps during the last three years are as follows:

LPG (Gas Agency)

Category 2017 2018 2019
ESM 346 125 19
Widows 28 17 03
Dependents 07 09 02
Total 381 151 24

Retail Outlets (Petrol Pump)

Category 2017 2018 2019
ESM Nil 12 64
Widows Nil 16 24
Dependents Nil Nil 01
Total Nil 28 89

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