PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU (DEFENCE WING)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
SETTING UP OF VETERANS COMMISSION
New Delhi: Phalguna 05, 1936
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
In pursuance of Hon’ble President’s statement made in the joint session of parliament on 9th June, 2014 regarding Government’s decision to appoint a Veteran Commission, the National Commission for Ex-Servicemen Bill, 2015 has been drafted in order to set up the National Commission for Ex-Servicemen. The comments of Department of Legislative Affairs have been obtained on the Bill and the follow-up action is being taken in accordance with the guidelines / procedure laid down for legislative proposals to set up such Bodies. No funds have been allocated for setting up of the Commission during the year 2014-15
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri Rao Inderjit Singh in a written reply to Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar in Rajya Sabha today.