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Grant of Veteran Allowances: The system for granting veterans allowances for Ex-Armed Forces Personnel is as follows:

A) Eligibility: Ex-Armed Forces Personnel of Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force including released and retired personnel of British, Indian and Pakistan Armed Forces Offrs/JCO/OR/NC(E) and MODC personnel of the age of 70 (Seventy) and above years old 65 years in case of injured persons in CHTs.

B) Persons not entitled to receive: Following persons are not entitled to receive the allowances:
  1. Dismissed personnel from the Armed Forces Services.
  2. Ex-Recruit.
  3. Ex-members of BDR, Ansar, Mujahid, Police etc.
  4. Wives, sons and daughters of Ex-Armed Forces Personnel.
C) Application Form: Application Forms will be available free of cost from all District Armed Services Boards/CORO and Sena Kalyan Sangstha’s Head Office at Sena Kalyan Bhaban, 195, Motijheel Commercial Area, Dhaka-1000 by producing their pension or discharge book

D) How to Apply: An applicant will fill-up part-I of the application form correctly and will be forwarded to concerned District Armed Services Board with connected papers for their verification. On completion of part-II, necessary verification and signed by the Secretary DASB/CORO will forward all the papers to concerned Record Office. Record Office will complete part-III and will forward to Welfare Directorate of concerned services HQ with the opinion of OIC Records for final decision.

E) Scrutiny: Concerned Record Office will scrutiny the following documents:
  1. Correctness of date of birth as per discharged book/school certificate.
  2. Whether the applicant is eligible for veteran’s allowances on the basis of documents and condition.
F) Rate of Allowances: Rate of Veteran Allowance and postal and stationary charges are as under:
  1. Officer                                                   -   Tk. 1000.00 per month
  2. JCO                                                        -   Tk. 700.00 per month
  3. OR                                                           -   Tk. 500.00 per month
  4. Postal and stationary charges       -  Tk. 100.00 once only
G) Disbursement Procedure: Sanctioned amount will be sent to the Welfare Directorate of three services (Army, Navy and Air). They will disburse to concerned Record Office/CORO for disbursing to the veterans.
  1. Sanctioned amount will be forwarded to the veterans by name through bank draft in favour of the same bank from where the individual receiving his pension.
H) Renewal System: Once an applicant receiving veteran’s allowances for subsequent year he does not required to apply again. He will submit a certificate from the local Chairman that he is alive.

J) Acknowledgement: Applicant will submit an acknowledgement to the concerned Record Offices/CORO.

K) Forfeiture of Allowances: An award is liable to be forfeiture at any time if the applicant furnishes incorrect/false information/over-writing/erasing or incompleteness.

L) Committee for Awarding Veteran Allowance: Committee for awarding veteran allowance is as under which will be held before Independence Day each year:
  1. Chairman                                        - Director Welfare of concerned Services HQ
  2. Member                                          - (1) Nominee from each OIC Record
                                                                 (Major/Equivalent Officer)
  3. Member                                          - (2) Nominee from BASB
                                                                 (Major/Equivalent Officer)
  4. Member                                          - (3) Nominee from SKS Welfare Directorate
  5. Member-Secy                               - 1× Major/Equivalent Officer from concerned
                                                                 Services HQ, Welfare Directorate
    
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