Defence Pensioners: Details of State-wise number of Defence Pensioners

Defence Pensioners: Details of State-wise number of Defence Pensioners


Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence


03-February-2017 16:28 IST


Defence Pensioners

Details of State-wise assessed number of Defence Pensioners as on 01.04.2016 are enclosed as under: STATE WISE ASSESSED NUMBER OF DEFENCE PENSIONERS AS ON 01.04.2016
Sl. No.
State
No. of  Pensioners
1
Andaman & Nicobar
1057
2
Andhra Pradesh
65047
3
Arunachal Pradesh
1851
4
Assam
62265
5
Bihar
112626
6
Chhattisgarh
5218
7
Chandigarh
23885
8
Goa
2715
9
Gujarat
18361
10
Haryana
271034
11
Himachal Pradesh
150306
12
Jammu & Kashmir
85059
13
Jharkhand
9890
14
Karnataka
109541
15
Kerala
169255
16
Madhya Pradesh
53504
17
Maharashtra
196559
18
Manipur
5947
19
Meghalaya
2809
20
 Mizoram
2455
21
Nagaland
1125
22
New Delhi
98037
23
Odisha
21564
24
Pondichery
1333
25
Punjab
277985
26
Rajasthan
140405
27
Sikkim
288
28
Tamilnadu
116981
29
Tripura
2852
30
Uttar Pradesh
224971
31
Uttarakhand
87576
32
West Bengal
70293
33
Indian Embassy Nepal
107837

Total
2500631


Pension Disbursing Agencies have started releasing the 7th CPC arrears due to the pensioners. Details regarding amount released and number of pensioners benefitted are being collected.

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shrimati Vasanthi M. in Lok Sabha today.


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Source:- PIB

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