Educational Concessions

Education concessions which were till now admissible to the children of Armed Forces personnel killed / missing or permanently disabled in 1962, 1965, 1971 wars, Op PAWAN and MEGHDOOT have now been extended to the children of the Armed Forces personnel killed / declared missing or permanently disabled during all operations post Operation MEGHDOOT in India and abroad including Counter Insurgency operations, vide GOI, MOD letter No. 9 (1)/703/Edu Concessions / D (Res) dated 06 Aug 03. (Copy of the letter and procedure for claim including the proforma is available at page No 199.)

Claims for reimbursement of above concessions in case of eligible children studying in govt recognized public/private institutes were being admitted by AG’s Branch, Army HQ whereas claims for children studying in Central / State Govt institutes were being admitted by respective institutes out of the grants received from States. Consequent to issue of revised policy letter cited above all claims will now be submitted to Ceremonial & Welfare Dte / CW-3, AG’s Branch, Army Headquarters, South Block, New Delhi – 110 011 for reimbursement.