Raksha Mantri’s Ex-servicemen Welfare Fund scheme
Raksha Mantri Ex-Servicemen Welfare Fund (RMEWF) Scheme was launched by the Central Government to provide financial aid to ex-servicemen and their widows for helping them in educating their children. It will cover a maximum of 2 dependent children of each ex-serviceman up to the ranks of Havildar in the Army or equivalent in Navy and Air Force.
The RMEWF scheme provides funding from Armed Forces Flag Day Fund. Each child of the ex-serviceman will be given Rs.1,000 per month. Financial assistance worth Rs.132.96 crore has been disbursed under this scheme during the previous fiscal year.
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