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  • Defence Minister looking into education fund cap issue

    Defence Minister looking into education fund cap issue

    The Defence Ministry is looking into the issue of a cap of Rs 10,000 on educational expenses paid to the children of armed forces martyrs, and Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has assured that the issue will be addressed on priority, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said here on Wednesday. According to Ministry sources, Sitharaman also held...

    December 7, 2017
  • Educational expenses for ex-servicemen’s wards likely to be capped

    Educational expenses for ex-servicemen’s wards likely to be capped

    The Defence Ministry is likely to take a decision on capping the educational expenses paid to the children of ex-servicemen in line with the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, informed sources said on Tuesday. Amid demands not to go ahead with the decision, a letter dated September 13, issued by the Department of Ex-Servicemen...

    December 6, 2017