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Friday, December 19, 2014

Details of benefits provided to the civilians working in the Defence sector are annexed

Details of benefits provided to the civilians working in the Defence sector are annexed

Press Information Bureau,
Government of India,
Ministry of Defence


Date:19.12.2014

Civilians Working in Defence Sector 

Details of benefits provided to the civilians working in the Defence sector are annexed.

From time to time Defence Civilian employees have been raising the demands that they should be granted Field Area allowance and Modified Field Area allowance as applicable to the Service Personnel and for providing other allowances like Aeronautical Technical Allowance, Airworthiness Certificate Allowance, Flight Charge Certificate Allowance etc. at par with technical defence personnel.  It has not been found feasible to accept these demands as the job requirements and service conditions of Service Personnel and Defence Civilian employees are totally different.

In addition to pay and allowances, civilians working in the Defence Establishments located in Field Areas / Modified Field Areas are granted the concessions / allowances as under:



(I) Field Service Concessions in Field Areas (except static units):

    (a) Free rations on scale applicable to combatants of the Army or Air Force, as the case may be, and fuel.

    (b) Free tented / basha accommodation and connected service to the extent possible.

    (c) Free clothing on minimum scale of Army Personnel if the Corps Commander / AOC-in-C Air Force Command considers the issue of such clothing essential for operational reasons.

    (d) Free remittance of family allotments.

    (e) Free medical treatment and hospital treatment.

    (f) Wound / injury or family pension or gratuity revised from time to time, as the case may be, or compensation under the Workmen’s Compensation Act where applicable.

    (g) 2 postage free Forces letters per individual per week.

    (h) Remittance within Indian limits of money orders and Indian Postal orders free of Commission upto maximum value of Rs.30/- per month per individual.

    (i) Retention of family accommodation allotted by Government at the old duty station on payment of normal rent.  If the accommodation retained is required to be allotted to another entitled personnel for exigencies of service, the families may be shifted to an alternative accommodation whether appropriate or inferior to the status of the individual concerned.

(II) Field Service Concessions in Modified Field Areas (except static units):

    (a) Free remittance of family allotments.

    (b) 2 postage free Forces letters per individual per week.

    (c) Remittance within Indian limits of money orders and Indian Postal Orders free of Commission upto maximum value of Rs.30/- per month per individual.

    (d) Retention of family accommodation allotted by Government at the old duty station on payment of normal rent.  If the accommodation retained is required to be allotted to another entitled personnel for exigencies of service, the families may be shifted to an alternative accommodation whether appropriate or inferior to the status of the individual concerned.

(III) Special Duty Allowance in the North Eastern Region.

(IV) Remote Locality Allowance with certain restrictions.

(V) House Rent Allowance in Field Areas in certain conditions.

(VI) House Rent Allowance in Modified Field Areas in certain conditions.

Defence Civilian employees are also provided Canteen Stores Department (CSD) facilities.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Dr. Ratna De (Nag) in Lok Sabha today.

Source: PIB

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