Sikkim Benefits to Retired and Serving Defence Personnel

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  • 3 percent reservation in both Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts. Recruitment rules amended in respect of age and educational qualification of ex‑Servicemen. (State Govt. Notification No. 87/Gen/DOP dated 23 Mar 98).
  • Ex‑Servicemen are inducted at suitable levels in State Police Force.
  • Priority for self‑employment ventures.
  • Stipend of Rs.250/‑p.m. to ex‑Servicemen trainees in ITIs.
  • Old age pension of Rs.200/‑ p.m. for ESM / Widows attaining the age of 60 yrs.
  • Financial assistance of Rs.1,500/‑ to widow on death of her husband and to the ex‑Servicemen on death of his wife Rs.1,000/-.
  • Financial assistance of Rs 900/‑ p.a. to disabled Ex‑Servicemen for purchase/repair of artificial limbs.
  • Free medical aid in Govt hospitals and financial grant of Rs.10,000/- for treatment in Delhi and Calcutta with accommodation facility.
  • Daughter’s marriage grant Rs.1,500/‑ each upto two daughters.
  • Financial assistance to orphan children of deceased servicemen Rs 100/‑ pm.
  • World War II veterans are given financial assistance of Rs.150/- per month.
  • Monetary grant and allotment of Jai Jawan Stalls to war widows.
  • ESM ward as paying guest during the course of School sessions is being paid Rs 1000/- p.a. as Boarding school ward Rs 1500/- p.a. is being paid.
  • Penury grant to widows of ex‑Servicemen not in receipt of any pension for any reason Rs.900/‑p.a.
  • Free education/free books issued to children upto Class XII and free uniform/free day food issued to children upto Class V.
  • Free education to children and stipend Rs 300/- p.a. upto Class VIII and Rs 350/-p.a. upto Class XII.
  • Separate wards for Ex-Servicemen with 6 to 8 beds in district Hospitals.
  • Sainik Rest Houses in the State.
  • Exemption from payment of House Tax and Entertainment Tax.
  • Exemption of electricity charges upto 100 units per month, to ex-Servicemen and widows w.e.f. Apr 95.
  • 10 percent reservation in Fair Price Shops in each District and Priority -1 in allotment of Industrial Plots/Sheds.
  • ESM/Widow being attained the age of 60 yrs and above free of cost Sikkim Nationalised Transport Bus Service is provided, within the State wef 01 Jan 1999.
  • Rent Control and Land Tenancy Acts amended.
  • A Govt job to any one member of the family to martyrs of OP Vijay.
  • Ex‑gratia grants of Rs.2,00,000/‑ all ranks.
  • Daughter’s marriage grant Rs.1,500/‑ each upto two daughters
  • House building/repair grant Rs.15,000/‑.
  • Ex-gratia grants of Rs. 2 lakhs to NOKs of every soldier who died in OP VIJAY.
  • Free education to children and stipend Rs.300/‑ p.a. upto class VIII and Rs.350/‑ p.a. upto class XII.
  • Allotment of a housing site to martyrs of Op Vijay.

Note:- The above benefits and concessions are subject to change as per Government Policy. Please approach respective Sainik Welfare office for latest orders.

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