EX-GRATIA

Scheme

  • Aircrew Officers and Airmen declared permanently medically unfit for flying duties and are retained in IAF, cease to draw flying allowance. To compensate the loss/lapse of FPLI insurance cover, an Ex Gratia Award is paid to Aircrew officers/Airmen on monthly basis from the date of medical unfitness till date of retirement/superannuation or for a given period (as given in the table below).

Applicability

  • This is applicable to all cases arising on or after 21 Jan 1983. The terms of the scheme as amended from time to time are as given below :-

  • Sl No Wef Ex-Gratia Award
    ( ) per month
    Condition Period for which Ex-gratia is paid
    Aircrew Officer Aircrew Airmen
    1. 21 Jan 83 400 200 Medical unfitness attributable to flying accidents only  & retained in IAF 24 months from the date of cessation of flying allowance OR upto the date of Retirement/ Superannuation/ Discharge/ Invalidment whichever is earlier
    2. 01 Jan 84 400 200 Extended to cases arising from causes other than flying accidents, but attributable to service & retained in IAF
    3. 01 Oct 06 2500 1250
    4. 01 Oct 11 5000 2500
    5. 02 Feb 12 5000 2500 Extended to cases  arising from causes not attributable to service & retained in IAF
    6. 01 Oct 15 7500 3750 36 months from the date of cessation of flying allowance OR upto the date of Retirement/ Superannuation/ Discharge/ Invalidment whichever is earlier
    7. 01 Oct 18 10000 5000

Conditions under which Aircrew is awarded Ex-Gratia

  • Declared permanently unfit for flying duties for medical reasons only.
  • Ceased to draw flying allowance.
  • Continues to be retained in service.

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