Casualties suffered by Armed Forces Jawans in the last five years, year-wise

Casualties suffered by Armed Forces Jawans in the last five years, year-wise

Casualties suffered by Armed Forces Jawans in the last five years, year-wise

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS
RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1328
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14TH MARCH, 2022

CASUALTIES SUFFERED BY ARMED FORCES JAWANS

  1. SHRI MALLIKARJUN KHARGE:

Will the Minister of Defence be pleased to state:

(a) the total number of casualties (fatal and non-fatal) suffered by Armed Forces jawans in terrorist attacks across the country in the last five years, year-wise;

(b) the details of the compensation and support provided to the families of the deceased/injured soldiers over this period; and

(c) the details of the total compensation given to families of such deceased soldiers in the current year?

A N S W E R

MINISTER OF STATE (SHRI AJAY BHATT) IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

(a): The details of battle casualties (fatal and non-fatal) suffered by the armed forces personnel in terrorist attacks/ Counter Terrorist Operations during the last five years are as under:

YearArmy CasualtiesIndian Air Force Casualties
FatalNon-FatalFatalNon-Fatal
2017401180300
2018471020000
201927540000
202023350000
202119140000
202200000002
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No Naval personnel suffered any casualty during this period.

(b) Details of compensation and support provided to the families of the deceased/injured soldiers of Indian Army are as under:

Ser NoYearAmount disbursed to Fatal Casualties in CrsAmount disbursed to Non Fatal Casualties in Crs
(a)20170.880.97
(b)20181.040.87
(c)20190.740.65
(d)20202.160.96
(e)20212.320.04
Total7.143.49
Grand Total10.63 Crs

Children Education Concession. Educational concessions are admissible to children of Armed Forces personnel killed/ missing/ disabled. Details of beneficiaries are as under:-

Ser NoFYNo of BeneficiariesAmount Disbursed
(a)2017-18326418.25 Cr
(b)2018-19269919.00 Cr
(c)2019-20328221.35 Cr
(d)2020-21273519.00 Cr
(e)2021-22269017.00 Cr

Various Rail and Air Travel Concessions are also provided to defence personnel killed in action and their widows.

The details of compensation and support provided to Next of Kins of the deceased Indian Air Force personnel are as under:

S. No.NameDetails of Pensionary Benefits paid
(i)Cpl Nilesh Kumar NayanLFP – Rs. 42,200/-
DCRG – Rs. 5,31,720/-
Ex Gratia – Rs. 35,00,000/-
(ii)Sgt Khairnar Milind KishorLFP – Rs. 46,340/-
DCRG – Rs. 8,49,600/-
Ex Gratia – Rs. 35,00,000/-
(iii)Cpl JP NiralaLFP – Rs. 41,175/-
DCRG – Rs. 8,64,000/-
Ex Gratia – Rs. 35,00,000/-
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(c): The details of the total compensation from Armed Forces Battle Casualty Fund given to the families of the deceased soldiers in the current year is as under:

Ser NoYearNo of Fatal CasualtiesAmount in Cr
(i)2022020.16

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Source: Rajya Sabha

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