Last month, the Delhi government had employed 400 ex-servicemen in the enforcement wing of its transport department. Singh and former defence personnel like him are helping the Delhi government enforce the second installment of the odd-even road rationing scheme.
Ex-servicemEn in Maharashtra seeking unnecessary information from the Department of Sainik Welfare (DSW) of the state government may be blacklisted,according to a unique resolution of the DSW that runs ex-servicemen welfare schemes in the state.
The initiative of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to waive general tax on property owned by ex-servicemen residing in its jurisdiction is all set to get implemented in all civic bodies across the state.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The ex-servicemen staged a protest outside Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence here on Sunday over the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP). One of the protestors said that Jaitley had assured the ex-servicemen of discussing OROP with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, but nothing has been done so far. OROP demands same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.
A final solution to the ‘One Rank One Pension’ row remained out of reach despite hectic back channel talks, as the protesting ex-servicemen today rejected government’s formula saying an attempt was being made to “short change” them. Read the story