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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
06-August-2018 16:01 IST
Army personnel killed in Anti Insurgency Operations in J&K and NE

Details of battle casualties (Fatal) of Army personnel in Jammu & Kashmir and North East region during anti-insurgency operations in the last three years are as under:-

Year

Number of Casualties(Fatal)

J&K

North East Region

Officer

JCO

OR

Officer

JCO

OR

2015

02

01

23

-

01

23

2016

04

01

50

01

-

03

2017

04

03

29

01

-

02

 

Details of terrorists and extremists killed/arrested during last three years are:-

Year

Number of Terrorists / extremists Killed

Number of Terrorists / extremists arrested

 

J &K

North East region

J&K

North East region

2015

108

149

67

1900

2016

150

87

79

1202

2017

213

57

97

995

 

            The following benefits are given as ex-gratia lump sum compensation to the Next of Kin (NoK) of martyred soldiers:-

 

 

S. No.

Details

w.e.f.

01.10.2016

   1.

Death in the course of duties attributable to acts of violence by terrorists, etc.

Rs. 25 lakh

   2.

Death occurring during enemy action in war or border skirmishes or in action against militants, terrorists, etc.

Rs. 35 lakh

   3.

Army Group Insurance Fund

 

 

Officers

Rs. 75 lakh

 

JCOs/Other Ranks

Rs.37.5 lakh

Rs. 40 lakh

(w.e.f. 01.01.18)

   4.

(a)  Liberalized Family Pension as applicable to Battle casualty which is equal to emoluments last drawn by the deceased individual.

(b)  Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity which is based on length of service rendered and emoluments such drawn by the deceased individual.

 

The number of pending cases of payments to the families of officers/personnel killed in these operations during the last three years is:-

Year

Officers

JCOs

OR

2015

Nil

Nil

Nil

2016

Nil

Nil

01

2017

01

Nil

14

 

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Narendra Kumar Swain in Rajya Sabha today.

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