MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. ​Approval of Disabled War Veterans (India) ​as a Recognised Association by ​Ministry of Defence.​
  2. ​​Issue of ​Special Identity Card​s​ for Disabled War Veterans / Battle Casualties.
  3. ​Assist​ance to ​Disabled War Veterans / Battle Casualties and dependents in receiving their rightful dues in terms of Pensionary and allied benefits.
  4. ​Removal of cap of 100% of reckonable emoluments on War Injury Pension, entitling pension up to 150% of last drawn pay (for 100% disability).
  5. ​Exemption of ECHS enrolment fee for Disabled War Veterans / Battle Casualties.
  6. ​Separate ECHS White Cards for the Disabled War Veterans and their spouses for priority in medical treatment in ECHS Polyclinic.
  7. ​Priority treatment for Disabled War Veterans / Battle Casualties and their Spouses in Military Hospitals.
  8. Scholarships scheme for education of the War Veterans has been modified and revised.
  9. ​Railway Concession by online booking ​through IRCTC website.
  10. ​Railway Concessions/ discounts to Disabled War Veterans / Battle Casualties for travel as listed in IRCTC website, including Shatabdi, Rajdhani and other Super-fast trains.
  11. ​​Higher percentage ​​of ​Air Travel Concession accorded by Air India
  12. ​Rebate on Telephone Rental.
  13. ​Special counter for Disabled in CSD Canteens.
  14. ​Broad Banding for invalided out Disabled War Veterans / Battle Casualties with effect from 1-1-96.
  15. ​Consultative Status ​as a member of Standing Committee o​f​ Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare (DoPPW). (​Receiv​ed office equipment and grant​ from DoPPW )​
  16. ​Permanent invitee to consultative meetings of ​Department of Ex-servicemen W​elfare.
  17. ​​Presentation of issues concerning ​Disabled Veterans before 7th Central Pay Commiission.
  18. ​​Annexure’s sought from time to time from the war Disabled when issuing circulars on revisions of pensions discontinued.
  19. ​​Modification of cars etc for disabled/ orders for acceptance for changes in Motor Vehicles Act/Issue of Licences to Disabled accepted.
  20. Empanelment of 54 Prosthetic Centres by MoD with ECHS of Endolite and Ottobock.
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