Sunday, May 11, 2014
ENCOURAGING NEWS FOR PRE-1973 RETIREES-VETERANS.
ENCOURAGING NEWS FOR PRE-1973 INVALIDED VETERANS
For Pre-1973 Veterans,
(1) Invalided out/ Medically boarded with Disability pension , whose Disability percentage fell below 20% on Re-medical hence, the Disability pension discontinued ,
(2) And those who have not completed 10 yrs of service, the service element also stopped/ not granted because the Qualifying service was less than the required period. Thus these poor veterans are not getting any pension Service Element/ Disability Element..
(3) Those who were sanctioned with only Disability pension, and the same is stopped because of percentage fell below 20% on Re-medical, the NOKS were nor eligible for family pension.
Now as per CDA cir 527 dated 25-4-2014,
the above conditions are removed and such category of veterans are eligible for Disability pension even if the percentage fell below 20% on Re-Medical and the qualifying service was less than the minimum period for service element.
Their NOKs are also eligible for pension now..
Hence, the affected living veterans and the NOK of the this category veterans can apply for pension to their Record Office.
Dear veteran brothers, please find out such elderly veterans of Pre-1973 in your areas and help them to avail this opportunity for getting pension/ guide them to approach us.