Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal Set By Defence Ministry
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18 January 2022 Current Affairs:Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal is established by the Ministry of Defense.
- Rajnath Singh, the Defence Minister, has established a web Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal to address ex-(ESM) servicemen’s and their dependents’ pension-related issues.
- On the occasion of Armed Forces Veterans Day, he noted that the portal will allow them to directly file concerns with the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (DESW).
- The ministry also announced that the DESW has allocated Rs 320 crore to the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF) to address all backlogs of pending welfare applications, particularly schooling and marriage awards for ESM widows and dependant children.
- During the period April 2021 to December 2021, the Directorate General of Resettlement issued 22,278 job letters to civilian life ESMs in the government sector/PSUs/banks and private sector, including 7,898 job letters to newly retired/first-time entrants.