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Grant of Ex-servicemen status to recruits boarded out on Medical grounds with disability pension.

Grant of Ex-servicemen status to recruits boarded out on Medical grounds with disability pension.

No. 12(1)2005/D (Res-I)
Government Of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare
D (Res-I)
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New Delhi, the 07th July, 2014.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:  Grant of Ex-servicemen status to recruits boarded out on Medical grounds with disability pension.

 The undersigned is directed to refer to Office Memorandum of even number dated 18.03.2013 wherein it was reiterated that such recruits who were boarded out/released on medical grounds and granted medical/disability pension will be covered under the category of ex-servicemen for all practical purposes as per the OM dated 01.02.2006 w.e.f. 01.02.2006.



2. Representations have been received from individuals and associations with the request that the matter may be re-examined and the benefit of ESM may be extended to those ex-recruits who were boarded out/released prior to 01.02.2006 on medical grounds with medical/disability pension.

3. The matter has been examined and with the approval of the competent authority, it has been decided that such recruits who were boarded out/released on medical grounds and granted medical/disability pension will be covered under the category of ex-servicemen for all practical purposes as per the OM of even No. dated 01.02.2006 irrespective of the date of boarding out /release.



(Supriyo Mukherjee)
Under Secretary (Res-1)



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