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Disability Pension


When an officer is invalidated out on account of a disability and the same is attributable to or aggravated by Military service and is assessed and accepted at 20% or more, he is granted Disability Pension.

Disability Pension consists of two elements viz. Service Element and Disability Element. Service element is equal to the retiring pension determined.

Disability Element for 100% disability for various rank is 30% of emoluments last drawn subject to minimum or Rs. 3510/- per month. For disability less than 100%, it shall be reduced proportionally.


Service Element


It is admissible equal to retiring pension as determined vide Para 6 of Govt. of India, Min. of Defence letter no. 17(4)/2008(2)/D(Pen/Pol) dt 12/11/2008 subject to minimum of Rs. 3500/- PM w.e.f 1-1-2006.


Disability Element


Existing rates of disability element are as under:Disability Element for 100% disability for various rank is 30% of emoluments last drawn subject to minimum or Rs. 3510/- PM. For disability less than 100%, it shall be reduced proportionally.

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