On the directions of Governor N.N. Vohra, the State Government has approved enhancement in rate of Militia Relief in favour of Ex-J&K Militia personnel and their widows.
The relief rate has been enhanced from Rs. 1500 to Rs. 2500 per month in case of 168 J&K Militia personnel who had served for 15 yrs and more. Similarly, the relief rate has been enhanced from Rs.1000 to Rs. 2000 per month for J&K Militia Personnel who had served for periods less than 15 years.
It may be recalled that in the 77th J&K Rajya Sainik (J&K RSB) Board meeting held in April 2015, under the Chairmanship of the Governor, who is also its President, the Board had approved that the relief being provided by the State Government to the Militia Veterans and their widows should be enhanced.