Govt accommodation for battle casualties extended to one year  

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New Delhi (NVI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal to extend the retention of government accommodation for battle casualties to one year from the existing three years.

According to official statement, this proposal will be applicable to all the three services.

Giving information the RMO in a series of tweets said, “In view of the requirements and demands of the Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence reviewed the existing provisions and recommended the extension of the period to boost the morale of the service personnel”.

“At present, the family of an Armed Forces personnel killed in action against enemy forces or whilst enemy air attacks were permitted retention of government accommodation for three months and it has now been extended to one year,” the RMO said.