GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA

CONCESSIONS AND BENEFITS EXTENDED TO EX-SERVICEMEN (ESM) AND THEIR FAMILIES

WORLD WAR II VETERANS AND THEIR WIDOWS

Monthly financial assistance @ Rs.6,000 shall be provided by the Government of Telangana to the Non-Pensioner II World War Veterans and Widows of Non-Pensioner II World War Veterans. Auth: G.O.Ms.No.88, dated.22-12-2015 of Home (Ser.IV) Department, Govt. of Government of Telangana.

WAR WIDOWS / WAR DISABLED SOLDIERS

(i) CASH GRANT 

    Government of Telangana State is giving monetary grants to NOKs/ dependents   of Defence personnel Killed in action / Disabled in action as mentioned below:

     1. Killed in action                                                                                                                 -   Rs.5,00,000/-

     2. Disabled in action (War Disabled)

        (i) Totally  disabled, double   amputee and totally blind                                                          -   Rs.3,00,000/-

        (ii) Single  amputee  and  one eye blind, deaf, loss of toes, fingers, precluding employment        -    Rs.2,00,000/-

        (iii) Burns, Gunshot wounds, Battle Accidents, multiple compound fractures                               -    Rs.1,00,000/-

Auth: G.O.Ms.No.26, dated.28-01-2014 of General Administration (Poll.B) Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (United):   

(ii) OTHER BENEFITS

      1) Employment is provided on compassionate grounds to the son / daughter /  spouse or to the younger unmarried brother / sister of the defence personnel who was a  bachelor.

          Auth:   (i)  G.O.Ms.No.138, dated.06-06-2006 of Home (Genl.C) Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (United).

                    (ii) G.O.Ms.No.173, dated 22-08-2008 of General Administration (Ser.A) Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (United).

      2) Allotment of 300 Sq.yds House site

          Auth: G.O.Ms.No.92, dated.30-05-2005 of Home (Genl.C) Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (United).

 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EX-SERVICEMEN

     1)  2% reservation in Group II-B and IV posts in Government jobs. Auth: G.O.Ms.No.310, dated.30-05-2005 of Home (Genl.C) Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.

     2) Reservation in District Selection Committee selection posts.

     3) Relaxation of physical standards in Police Constable recruitment.

     4) Defence Services trades were equated with Civil trades. Auth: G.O.Ms.No.16 of Labour, Employment & Training and Factories (Emp)Department, Dated 12-04-1999 of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (United)

    Self-Employment

     1) Pavala Vaddi Scheme is available for Ex-Servicemen and Widows of  ESM for self-employment ventures where in the ESM has to pay 3% interest on loan and the rest is borne by the State Government.              (Max Loan amount Rs.5,00,000/-)  Auth: G.O.Ms.No.339 of Home (Genl.C) Department, dated.25-07-2009 of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (United)

     2)  Provision of interest Subsidy to ESM for self-employment ventures from Special Fund  (Max Loan amount Rs.50,000/-)

CHILDREN EDUCATION

The Government provides reservations of 1to 3 percent in Admissions into various professional courses.

MONETARY BENEFITS

Sl. No.

Category

Eligibility

Amount (Rs)

Fund (Source)

1.

Educational Grant

 

Intermediate/Diploma Courses

 

All Graduate Courses

 

PG/Professional Courses

225/- pm

 

300/- pm

 

400/- pm

Special Fund        (restricted to 10 months in a year to maximum of Two  children)

Children of ESM pursuing studies XI to PG and staying in hostels

500/- pm

Special Fund  (restricted to 10 months in a year)

2.

Marriage Grant

(restricted to two daughters)

a)        Marriage in same community.

b)       Inter caste Marriage

4000/-

10,000/-

Special Fund       

 

Re-marriage of

Widow of ESM

20,000/-

 

Special Fund       

 

3.

Penury Grant

(For one year to be extended upto a maximum of  5 years on the recommendation of ZSWO)

Non-Pensioner ESM & Widows

 

400/- pm 

 

 

Special Fund      

4.

Funeral Grant

a)   Ex-Serviceman

b)  Wife of ESM

c)  Son/Daughter of ESM

5000/-

3500/-

2500/-

Special Fund   

 

 

5.

Orphan Grant

 

Orphan Children of Ex-servicemen till they attain 21 years age or their Marriage/ employment whichever is earlier.

1,000/- pm 

 

Special Fund

6.

Disabled Children Grant

Children of Ex-servicemen with 100% disability.

1,000/- pm For life time

Special Fund 

7.

Disabled ESM Grant

Financial Assistance to 100% disabled Ex-servicemen (Totally bedridden/Vegetative)

1,000/- pm 

Special Fund

8.

Legal Assistance to ESM (one time grant)

Legal assistance to Ex-servicemen and widows where Government is not a party.

5,000/- pm  

Special Fund 

9.

Ad hoc Grant (one time grant)

For mitigating the financial problems of Non-Pensioner Ex-Servicemen and widows of Ex-servicemen

6,000/- pm

Special Fund

 

10.

Spot Assistance

To provide meals and bus / train fares to Ex-Servicemen & widows in penury, who visit office of ZSWO or Directorate

200/-

Special Fund

6. OTHER BENEFITS AND CONCESSIONS

  • Seats reserved for children of ESM and serving personnel who are domicile of Telangana in Technical/ professional/vocational institutions under CAP category.
  • Exemption from property tax for one house/shop of ESM/their widows/serving personnel when it is self occupied by the widow/ESM and by the family in case of serving personnel.

             Auth:

             (i) G.O.Ms.No.83, dated.15-03-1997 of Municipal Administration and Urban Development (TC.1) Department, Govt. of  Andhra Pradesh (United).

             (ii)G.O.Ms.No.217, dated.01-09-1997 of Municipal Administration and Urban Development (TC.1)Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (United).

             (iii) G.O.Ms.No.371, dated.20-11-2003 of Panchayat Raj and Rural Development (PTS-III) Department.

  • Cash awards to winners of Gallantry and meritorious awardees such as Ashok Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, Param Vir Chakra, Shourya Chakra etc.,)

             Auth: (i) G.O.Ms.No.378, dated.04-09-1995 of General Administration (Poll-B) Department of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

                     (ii) G.O.Ms.No.395, dated.18-09-1997 of General Administration (Poll-B) Department of Govt. of  Andhra Pradesh

  • War Jagir Allowance by State @ Rs.150/-p.a. for one Child and Rs.50/-p.a. for every additional child wef.19-03-1994.
  • ESM suffering from T.B. are treated at par with NGOs of the State for admission to Govt., T.B. Medical Institutes. Also free medical treatment in Govt., hospital for ESM.
  • Free legal assistance to ESM and their dependents where the Govt is not a party. Request for legal assistance can be made to the concerned District or Taluk Legal Aid Committee.
  • Reserved Ready built houses by Housing Board for serving defence personnel, ESM and Widows as follows:  HIG – 5% MIG - 5% LIG - 2% EWS- 4%
  • There are 3 (three) Sainik Rest Houses in Telangana (Hyderabad, Karimnagar & Warangal) to provide dormitory & Guest room facilities to ESM & Serving Defence personnel / Widows at nominal charges.
  • ESM are given preference in allotment of Route/national Permits by State Transport Authorities.
  • Reservation of 5% of Industrial plots/Sheds for ESM by TSIIC.
  • ESM / Widows of ESM are exempted from examination fee for Competitive Examinations conducted by State Public Service Commission.
  • Amendment in Buildings(Lease, Rent and Eviction) Control Act,1960 for legal protection to Serving Defence Personnel to get their rented houses vacated by tenants.
  • Ex-Servicemen Housing  Colony: Allotment of land for the purpose of house site of 175 Sq. yards on payment basis to ESM & Widows of ESM. They have who form Housing Society and apply through ZSWO.

             Auth: (i) G.O.Ms.No.1241, dated.27-10-2008 of Revenue (Assgn) Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

  • Provision of interest reimbursement upto 7% to ESM for self-employment ventures upto Rs.50,000 taken from Nationalised Banks – to be applied through RSWO