Benefits and Concessions

Authorisation of Military Canteen – CSD Facilities

AUTHORISATION OF MILITARY CANTEEN – CSD FACILITIES Indian military personnel are authorised military canteen – CSD facilities during or post release/retirement from services. At places a number of Defence personnel had been facing denial of these services due to ignorance of the Government Orders on part of the Canteen Staff or the eligible Defence personnel. We are publishing the rele ...[Read More]

Discounted Air Tickets to Armed Forces

Discounted Air Tickets to Armed Forces and their Dependents UdChalo is an initiative by UpCurve Software Consulting Pvt. Ltd. The concept has been founded by Graduates from Army Institute of technology, Pune, who have a strong Army background. Under the udChalo scheme exclusive air travel services are provided to the Armed Forces and their families as a mark of respect for their hard work, dedicat ...[Read More]

Toll Free Number for Defense Pensioners

PCDA (P) Toll Free Number for Defense Pensioners For providing information or help to pensioners/family pensioners on pensionary matter, PCDA (P) office has initialized a TOLL FREE NUMBER 1800-180-5325. However, pensioners/family pensioners are required to provide some information viz PPO No. Service/Account No, date of discharge of pensioner or date of death of pensioner/in case of family pension ...[Read More]

Irregular Payment of Defence Pension:Failure in Annual identification/Life Certificates

Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension) has instructed that in order to avoid irregularities, e-data of life certificates of the Defence Pensioners obtained by the PDAs in the month of November each year has to be forwarded/provided to PCDA Office by 15th of December of that year positively. The relevant circular on the subject is reproduced below for information of all c ...[Read More]

Platinum Grant at 75 yrs age for Retired Army Officers

Platinum Grant at 75 yrs age for Retired Army Officers from Army Officer’s Benevolent Fund Retired army officers, who have completed 75 years of age, are entitled to a grant of Rs 50,000.00 from the Army Officers Benevolent Fund. In case of demise of an officer, during service or later before completing 75 years, this amount is payable to the next of kin immediately after the demise of the o ...[Read More]

Purchase of Car through CSD

                Revised Procedure for Purchase of Car through CSD The purchase of cars by serving and retired armed forces personnel from the Canteen Services Department has now become easy. The entitled personnel were earlier required to obtain prior Special Sanction from the Army Headquarters, however with effect from 20 Jul 2015 CSD depots have been autho ...[Read More]

ECHS Polyclinics can issue Medical Certificates

ECHS Polyclinics can issue Medical Certificates now for advising bed rest due to illness and fitness certificate ECHS has prescribed the conditions under which the Medical Officers can issue Fitness Certificates to ECHS beneficiaries. Tele : 23686479 ASCON : 36833 Central Organization, ECHS Adjutant General’s Branch Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Army) Maude Lines Delhi Cantt-110010 ...[Read More]

Revised ECHS Rates for Purchasing Hearing Aids

Revised ECHS Rates for Purchasing Hearing Aids ECHS has revised hearing aids purchasing limit from Rs.3000 to Rs.20000 as per the type/model list given below in the letter. Tele: 25683476 ASCON: 36833 REGISTERED BY POST Central Organizations, ECHS Adjutant General’s Branch Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Army) Maude Lines B/49770/AG/ECHS/HA/Policy ...[Read More]

Concessions and Benefits Extended to Ex-servicemen (ESM) and their Families by Telangana Government

Concessions and Benefits Extended to Ex-servicemen (ESM) and their Families by Telangana Government The Government of Telangana has provided a number of concessions and benefits for the Ex-servicemen who are domicile of Telangana. These are displayed below. Please view them and avail them or help the needy veterans to get the due benefits                 &nb ...[Read More]

Purchase of Car/ Four Wheeler through CSD

Purchase of Car/ Four Wheeler through CSD All Indian Military personnel including Indian Military Veterans (Ex-servicemen) irrespective of rank are entitled to purchase their car or four wheeler through CSD as per the conditions set in the Govt Letter No. 95286/SG/Q/DDGCS dated 29 Apr 2015. The rank wise authorization is given below.                 &n ...[Read More]