The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has said that the recent move of the government to enhance the Welfare Schemes for the Ex-Servicemen will improve their quality of life.
Union Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh informed that persuent to the top priority accorded to the welfare of the Ex-Servicemen and the policy of Ease of Living, the amount under the following Welfare Schemes of Ex-Servicemen has been enhanced.
1. Vocational Training Grant from Rs 20000 to Rs 50000 for widows of ESM upto Hav/equivalent.
2. Medical Grant from Rs 30000 to Rs 50000 for non- pensioner ESM/widows upto Hav/equivalent.
3. Grant for Serious Diseases from Rs 1.25 lakhs to Rs 1.50 lakhs for non- pensioner ESM/widows of all ranks.
In response, the Prime Minister tweeted:
“India is proud of the valiant Ex-Servicemen who have defended our nation. The welfare schemes which have been enhanced for them will greatly improve their quality of life.”