Indians Killed in Cross-Border Firing from Pakistan






Indians Killed in Cross-Border Firing from Pakistan
Sector-wise details of Ceasefire Violations (CFVs) along the Line of Control (LC) and International Border (IB) under operational control of Army during the last three years and the current year are as under:-

Sectors
Year
2011
2012
2013
2014
(till 3rd December)
KARGIL
-
01
05
04
DRAS
-
-
05
12
GUREZ
-
-
17
21
MACHHAL
02
01
-
03
KEREN
06
01
01
-
TANGDHAR
01
04
06
-
NAUGAM
-
11
07
07
URI
03
01
04
06
RAMPUR
-
30
10
03
PUNCH
10
07
27
15
K’GHATI
13
29
33
14
BHIMBER GALI
02
04
80
53
NAUSHERA
09
03
-
03
SUNDERBANI
-
-
-
01
PALLANWALA
04
-
-
02
JAURIAN
01
01
04
06
TOTAL
51
93
199
150

Sector-wise details of Ceasefire Violations (CFVs) along the International Border under operational control of Border Security Force (BSF) are as under:-
Sectors
Year
2011
2012
2013
2014
(upto 30th  November)
Indreshwar-nagar
07
15
55
61
Jammu
04
06
93
344
Total
11
21
148
405

Details of security forces personnel  martyred in cross-border firing and other tactical incidents and civilians killed along the India-Pakistan border in Jammu & Kashmir during the last three years  and current year are as under:-

2011
2012
2013
2014
Number of  security personnel martyred
05
05
12
05
(till 30th November)

Number of civilians killed
--
04
--
14
(till 30th November)










Compensation provided to the families of Army soldiers and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel is given below:

Monetary compensation to army soldiers’ families:

Ex-Gratia Lump Sum Compensation from Central Government to Next of Kin (NoK) of Battle Casualty:

·         Death occurring due to accidents in the course of duties-Rs.10.00 lakh

·         Death in the course of duties attributable to acts of violence by terrorists, etc.-Rs.10.00 lakh

·         Death occurring during enemy action in war or border skirmishes or in action against militants, terrorists, etc.-Rs.15.00 lakh

·         Death occurring during enemy action in International war or war like engagements specifically notified-Rs.20.00 lakh

·         Death occurring while on duty in the specified high altitude, inaccessible border posts, etc. on account of natural disasters, extreme weather conditions-Rs.15.00 lakh.



Other Monetary Benefits:

·         Liberalised Family Pension as applicable to Battle Casualty that is equal to emoluments last drawn by the deceased individual.

·         Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity that is based on length of service rendered and emoluments last drawn by the deceased individual.

·         Army Group Insurance Fund:-

o   Officers           :  Rs.50.00 lakh

o   JCO / ORs       :  Rs.25.00 lakh

·         Army Group Insurance Maturity that is based on the contribution made by the deceased Army personnel.

·         Army Wives Welfare Association Fund:-

o   Officers           :  Rs.10,000/-

o   JCOs / ORs     :  Rs.10,000/-

·         Army Officers Benevolent Fund:-

o   Officers           :  Rs.50.000/-

o   JCOs / ORs     :  Not applicable

·         Army Central Welfare Fund:  Rs.30,000/-



Other Benefits:

·         Education Concession Card.

·         Air Travel Concession Card.

In certain cases, relief is also provided to the families of deceased Armed Forces personnel from sundry Government sources, such as the Prime Minister’s relief Fund, Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, etc.

            The details of compensation / financial assistance being paid to the families of deceased Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel killed in terrorist activities in the country are as under:

Death
Ex-Gratia
Death cum Retirement Gratuity as per entitlement as under
Golden Jubilee Seema Prahari Kalyan Kawach
Types of Pension granted to the NOK of deceased
Financial Assistance
(1)Death occurring due to accidents in the course of performance of duties.
Rs.10.00 Lakh
Length of service
Death Gratuity payable to family
Rs.20 Lacs
(1)LPA i.e. last pay drawn by the employee
Special Relief Fund –Rs.60,000/- per case out of CBF & SRF i.e. Rs.45,000/- out of CBF & Rs.15,000/- out of SRF.
(2)Death occurring due in the course of performance of duties attributable to acts of violence by terrorists, anti-social elements etc.
Rs.10.00 Lakh
Less than one year
2 times of emoluments
(2)EOP i.e. 60% of last pay drawn subject to minimum Rs.7000/-
FA for education of 2 children upto age of 24 years:
(a)Day Scholar Student-Rs.9,600/- per annum.

(b)Border student-Rs.12,000/- per annum.
(3)Death occurring during enemy action in international war or border skirmishes and action against militants, terrorists, extremists, etc.
Rs.15.00 Lakh
One year or more but less than 5 years
6 times of emoluments
Financial Assistance @ Rs.60,000/- for death in action/accident, normal/natural death for two daughters marriage out of Special Relief Fund (SRF).
(4)Death occurring while on duty in the specified high altitude, inaccessible border posts, etc on account of natural disasters, extreme weather conditions.
Rs.15.00 Lakh
5 years or more, but less than 20 years
20 years or more
12 times of emoluments

Half of emoluments for every completed six monthly period of qualifying service subject to a maximum of 33 times emoluments or Rs.10 lakhs.



Regarding compensation to civilians, as per State Government of Jammu & Kashmir, ex gratia relief at the rate of Rs.1.00 lakh each has been provided to the next of kin of those who have lost their lives and to the injured persons at the rate of Rs.5,000/- each.



Appropriate retaliation to the ceasefire violations, as required, is carried out by Indian Army/BSF. In addition, all violations of ceasefire are taken up with Pakistan military authorities at the appropriate level through the established mechanism of hotlines, flag meetings as well as weekly talks between the Directorate Generals of Military Operations of the two countries. BSF, too, holds talks at various levels with its counterpart viz. Pakistan Rangers.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri Kiranmay Nanda and Shri Ram Kumar Kashyap in Rajya Sabha today.

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