1. Central and State Government : - The
Central/State Govts have provided a number of concessions to promote
employment of Ex –Servicemen in the civil jobs. The details are as
(a) There are
reservations in Govt Departments, PSU/s Nationalised Banks and Para
Military Forces as follows: -
Group ‘C’ Group ‘D’
(i) Central Ministries/Deptts 10%
(ii) PSUs/Nationalised Banks 14.5%
For the purpose of appointment in Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts under the
Central Govt as well as PSUs the following priority is accorded:
Disabled Ex-servicemen whose disability is attributable to military
services are accorded Priority-I.
Upto 2 dependents of Armed forces personnel killed in action or severely
disabled (with 50 percent and above disability and who have become unfit
for employment but disability is attributable to military service) are
Widow/son/daughter of Armed Forces Personnel died while in service
(death not attributable to military service) are also eligible for
compassionate appointment for Group ‘C’ or ‘D’ post.
Defence Security Corps, 100% vacancies are reserved for Ex-Servicemen.
(d) Most of the State Governments also provide reservations to
Ex-Servicemen in State Government jobs.
Central Para Military Forces. There is 10 percent reservation
for the post of Assistant Commandant in the Para Military Forces.
Relaxation in Age/Exemption of Fees. Ex-servicemen have also
been granted relaxation in age and educational qualification and
exemption from payment of application/examination fees.
Corporate/Private Sector. Persistent efforts are made by
the DGR to increase awareness amongst the corporate sector on the
availability of valuable human resources in ex-defence personnel in
order to enhance the job opportunities for Ex-servicemen (Officers/PBORs)
in Corporate/Private Sector.
Registration for PBORs in DGR. The process of registration
should be started 12 months before the actual date of release of the
Ex-Servicemen. The Officer Commanding of the Unit is to prepare the
Employment Index Card in triplicate and forward to Records Office who
after scrutiny of particulars will forward to the concerned ZSB/ZSWO. He
will be registered by the ZSB/ZSWO and registration number will be
allotted. The Ex-servicemen can also contact their concerned ZSB/ZSWO
directly for registration. Every Ex-servicemen who registers with the
ZSB/ZSWO has to renew his registration once in three years.
Sponsoring of Ex-Servicemen for jobs : Names of
Ex-Servicemen (Officers/PBORs) and widows registered with DGR are
sponsored against requests received from the Government Sector/PSUs/Private
Tipper Truck Scheme.
This scheme envisages the attachment of one tipper truck to an
Ex-Servicemen coal transport company.
Widows/Disabled Ex-Servicemen released from service with disability
pension deposit Rs. 85,000/- with Ex-Servicemen coal Transport Company
nominated by DGR for purchase of a tipper truck in their name.
(b) Coal company
pays Rs. 3000/- per month for five years.
capital returned Widows/Disabled Ex-Servicemen after 5 years.
Oil Product Agency
percent Defence Quota.
The oil products except for kerosene and naphtha remain controlled.
Under this scheme, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (P&NG) have
reserved 8% of the retail outlets of Petroleum & LPG for War
Widows/dependents/disabled soldiers as per the following priority:-
Widows/Dependants of posthumous gallantry award winners.
Widows/Dependants of servicemen killed in war.
Disabled in War
Widows/dependants of those died in harness with causes attributable to
Disabled in peace with disability attributable to military services.
eligible candidates apply to DGR for issue of Eligibility Certificate
based on the advertisement in leading newspapers by the various oil
companies. They then apply to Ministry of P&NG for specific retail
outlets. Ministries of P&NG scrutinize each application. A dealer
selection board appointed by Ministry of P&NG then interviews the
applicants, under defence quota. A letter of Intent (LOI) is then
issued to those selected.
Special Scheme. 500 petroleum/LPG outlets were released by
Govt for widows/NOK of personnel killed in OP VIJAY in KARGIL Sector. A
case has been taken up with Ministry of P&NG to allot 50 of these
outlets to disabled soldiers boarded out of service during Kargil War.
9. Army Surplus Class-V
ESM can apply within five years of
retirement. Widows can also avail of
(b) 42 types of
vehicles presently available.
deposit is required in the form of Bank draft in favour of DGR
Security Deposit Fund
payable at Delhi
are registered by DGR and vehicles released by MGO’s
(e) Seniority of applications is reckoned from the
date of its receipt in Central Registry of DGR.
10. SEMFEX (SELF-EMPLOYMENT
The scheme is operative with support from NABARD.
Operative in rural areas.
individuals, co-operatives, companies, corporations, partnerships, NGOs,
SHGs are eligible for subsidy.
Wide spectrum of Agricultural, Industrial and Service sector ventures
are covered for financial assistance in rural areas. However, agro/food
processing units can be set up in urban areas also.
No upper ceiling
for loan in farm sector.
ceiling for loan is up to SSI limit.
assistance is available under farm and Non-Farm activities.
Capital investment subsidy is available upto Rs 50 lakhs for cold
storages and storages of horticultural produce.
Assistance for rural housing includig repairs/renovation.
Financial assistance for trading and business activities.
Financial Assistance for modernization, expansion and introduction of
new technologies/products and services such as education, health,
construction, tourism etc. Benefiting rural areas by way of income and
(xii) Loan through
–III Scheme. The scheme is operative with the support from
Khadi and village Industries Commission (KVIC) under Rural Employment
Generation Programme (REGP).
Operative in rural areas.
viable village, cottage, tiny and small industries are eligible for
Negative List : Activities concerning Animal husbandry,
Meat, intoxicant, Plantation crops, Polythene manufacture and Rural
transport are not covered for finance.
Maximum cost of project – Rs 25 lakhs.
subsidy upto Rs 10 lakhs and above this, 10% subsidy is provided.
Maximum subsidy – Rs 4.5 lakhs.
Only one person in a family is eligible for
Borrowers will register with KVIC Regional branch for the loans.
(ix) Loan through
(c) Prime Minister’s
Rozgar Yojana (PMRY) Scheme for Ex-Servicemen.
PMRY Scheme is a centrally sponsored subsidy linked scheme for
setting up micro enterprises in business, industry and
Maximum age limit to avail loan
- 45 years
(ii) Loan for
business (trading activities - Rs
and allied activities)
for industry/service sectors - Rs.2 lakhs
for partnership project - Rs.10 lakhs.
21. Mother Dairy, Milk
Shops & Safal Shops
- Nk to JCO.
Age - Not more than 50 years for Mother
Dairy and 55 years for SAFAL
- Not below BEE.
Security Deposit - Rs. 1 lakh for Milk Shop and Rs 75,000/- for
22. CNG Station
in Delhi. Employment upto 4 years, renewable every year based on
Officers upto 58
years of age should be registered with DGR.
Bank Guarantee Rs.4.00
Operated on ‘Company
Owned Company Operated (COCO)’ basis.