GRANT OF DISABILITY PENSION TO PRE-2006, PREMATURE RETIREES OF ARMED FORCES : DISABILITY ATTRIBUTABLE TO OR AGGRAVATED BY MILITARY SEVICE
As per the DESW, Min of Defence letter No. 16(05)/2008/D(Pension/Policy) dated 19th May 2017, disability element/war injury element have been allowed to such Armed Forces Personnel who were retained in service despite disability attributable to or aggravated by military service who retired voluntarily or otherwise. Further concerned personnel should still be suffering from the same disability which should be assessed at 20% or more on the date of effect of this letter. Pensioners/family pensioners to approach the Executive authorities with relevant documents.