Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1666
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 10TH MARCH, 2017
ARMY WELFARE FUND BATTLE CASUALTIES
SHRI RAM CHARITRA NISHAD: Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) whether the rules for Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties have been framed so far;
(b) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;
(c) the total amount received by the Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties so far;
(d) whether the fund cannot be operated or utilized as yet as the standard operating procedures are still not in place; and
(e) if so, the details thereof and the corrective measures taken by the Government in this regard?
MINISTER OF STATE (DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE)
IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(a) No, Madam.
(b) The draft Rules for the Army Battle Causalities Welfare Fund are under consideration of the Government.
(c) Rs.17.6052 Crore (Seventeen Crore, Sixty Lakh and Fifty Two Thousand Only).
(d) The funds cannot be utilized unless Rules are framed.
(e) The draft Rules for the Army Battle Causalities Welfare Fund are under consideration of the Government.