1. Delegation of IESL led by Lt Gen Balbir Singh, PVSM,VSM** President Indian Ex-Services League,
2. Comprising of the following called on Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, PVSM,AVSM,VM,ADC Chief of the Air Staff, and Chairman Joint Chief of |Staff Committee on 26 Sep 2016 on the occasion of Ex-Servicemen Week:-
Lt Gen R C Chaturvedi, PVSM,AVSM,SM
AVM R P Mishra
Vice Admiral Paras Nath, AVSM,VSM
Brig Kartar Singh
3. The following important issues were discussed:-
a) NFU (Non-Functional Up gradation)
b) MSP (Military Service Pay). MSP for JCO’s should be enhanced as they perform higher leadership roles and are a link between officers and men. Recommend JCO’s MSP as Rs 10,500/-. The MSP for MNS may be raised to Rs 11,500/-. MSP should be applicable to all ranks including Generals.
c). Disparity in allocation per capita – CGHS vis a vis ECHS & Disability Pension.
d) Reservists pension be increased equal to Sepoy of 15 years service.
e) Lateral placement of JCOs and ORs on retirement.
f) Fixation of pension after OROP at 2.57.
g) Financial benefits and concessions to Police Gallantry Medal are higher than SM/NM/VM (Gallantry). Though Police Medal is lower in precedence.
h) Stoppage of liquor quota to BIHAR ex-servicemen by State Govt.
4. Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee conveyed felicitations on the occasion and assured the Delegation that the issues would be progressed
K S Yadav