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DUPED DIPLOMATS OF INDIA
Lt Gen PG Kamath (Veteran)
SOLDIER’S PRIDE IS NATION’S SECURITY (OROP)
Lt Gen PG Kamath (Veteran)
“A lot of Faujis would know Lt Gen PG Kamath (Veteran). He does not write Retd, I am following suit now. He has written a brilliant piece on OROP. This one has all the rationale and logic clear. Makes mince meat out of any other argument. Unfortunately not on any domain or website. As such I am posting the entire script here. - LT GEN ATA HASNAIN”
It was post 1971 and the nation was euphoric. Our countrymen were lauding the Indian Armed Forces for a spectacular victory that had changed the geography of the sub-continent. The nation was savouring the victory and more than 97,368 prisoners were in our Prisoners of War Camps. It was the second largest surrender in the Military History; second only to the surrender of Gen Von Paulus, German, 6th Army at Stalingrad in the Second World War. The Armed Forces were feted everywhere for its courage and the people were convinced that it was one instrument that would never let the country down.
Amidst this euphoria there were 4000 families, who had lost their
"DEAR VETERAN SPARROWS"
MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 30.07.2021 UNDER CHAIRMANSHIP OF SECRETARY (ESW) WITH ESM ASSOCIATION.
BUDGET 2021 - INCOME TAX FOR FY-2021-22 AND FILING RETURNS FOR FY 2020-21
There is no change either in Income tax slabs or the Tax Rate to what has been for the previous year ie FY - 2020-21. As such, it is necessary to refresh the slabs and the rates of the previous year and the Regimes, Old Vs the New Regime. We are pleased to include the same in this post.
There is however a new portal of the Income Tax Department which will be live wef 7th June 2021. https://incometax.gov.in replacing the old portal https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. The Income tax Department is likely to ease the return filing by us. Please watch the detailed video placed in this portal as you proceed reading further.
There is only one change in the Budget 2021 that Assesses above 75 Years of age who have no other income than their Pension and Bank Interests have been exempted to file their income tax returns subject to few conditions.
Constitution of India - Did You Know This
Within a vault-like room in the Library of the Parliament of India in New Delhi sit helium-filled cases - 30x21x9 inches. The temperature is fixed at 20°C (+/- 2°C) and a 30% (+/- 5%) relative humidity is maintained throughout the year. Within the nitrogen-laden case lies a 251-page bound manuscript. Its weight: 3.75 kilograms. Its title: Constitution of India. The original manuscript of the Constitution of India that came into force on January 26, 1950. Exactly 71 years ago.
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Government of India has issued consolidated Instructions to the PDAs to abide by them for handling pension for the pensioners and the family pensioners vide their letter (OM) dated 15 may 2020. The Govt letter (OM) is reproduced below so that it remains here for for reference when needed by the veterans. We have also given link at the bottom of thiis post to download and print this OM as also some other important letters on the subject
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|1. Family Pension. The families
of the Armed Forces personnel are
on the death of a service
person/pensioner. Family pensions
are of three kinds, namely, Liberalized Family Pension, Special Family Pension and Ordinary Family Pension. The eligibility and conditions under which these pensions are granted are given at GOI/MOD
letter No. 1(2)/97/D (Pen-C) dated 31 January
2001. These provisions are also discussed in the
Liberalised family Pension (LFP)
2. Eligibility. The eligibility criteria are as follows:-
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