Pay, pension, perks

Veterans’ woes

Print edition : March 07, 2014

Ex-servicemen waiting to verify their pension details at the 110th defence pension adalat in Vijayawada on April 19, 2012. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

War widows greet Chief of the Army Staff General Bikram Singh at a veterans' rally organised in Barrackpore near Kolkata. A file picture. Photo: Sushanta Patronobish

Defence personnel are at a great disadvantage in respect of pay, pension and medical benefits compared with civilian government servants.
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