Welfare Soldiers

Homestay at Solan for Defence Personnel


Homestay facility is available at Solan for Defence Personnel. The details of the facilities can be checked at the following link –https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/26439842?location=Solan%2C%20Himachal%20Pradesh&adults=1&children=0&infants=0&s=ruISbvfm Homestay Highlights A few highlights of the Homestay accommodation is as under:- Lying on the foothills of Mt. Karol in Solan, ...[Read More]

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]

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]


FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE FOR VETERANS THROUGH AGRICULTURE Veterans leave the Armed Forces much before the retirement age of 60 yrs and those who get pension eke out a living from it or need to do a job for a living if financial commitments are high. It is demeaning to see a soldier doing a private security guard’s job, where he is subjected to humiliation by those who do not qualify to command his ...[Read More]

Vasundhara Vatika

Vasundhara Vatika – An Ideal Place to Host Your Functions, If You Are An Indian Army Person. Vasundhara Vatika is located in the Delhi Cantt Area and is one of the venue which the Indian Defence Personnel may utilise to hold various domestic functions such as marriages etc. Good news for all ranks of Indian Army residing at or in and around Delhi with respect to holding various domestic func ...[Read More]

Empanelment of 152 Private Hospitals for Treatment of Ex-Servicemen

ECHS issues orders for Empanelment of 152 Private Hospitals for Treatment of Ex-Servicemen Updated List of ECHS Empanelled 152 Private hospitals Nursing homes and diagnostic centres. ECHS published empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centres City wise Central Organisation, ECHS Adjutant General’s Branch Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Army) Maude Lines Delhi Cantt- 1 ...[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]


CALL CENTRE FOR SERVING DEFENCE PERSONNEL AT JAIPUR A Call Centre for serving Defence Personnel at Jaipur has been established as a welfare measure for soldiers. A large number of personnel from Rajasthan are serving in the Armed Forces and remain away from their home for long time. As a welfare measure to help these serving personnel and their families during long absence from home and resolve th ...[Read More]