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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
01 JUL 2019 3:06PM by PIB Delhi
Compensation to war veterans/widows of soldiers

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:

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

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.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik in a written reply to Shri Harshvardhan Singh Dungarpurin Rajya Sabha today.

 

Nampi/HS