Army personnel killed in Anti Insurgency Operations in J&K and NE

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Army personnel killed in Anti Insurgency Operations in J&K and NE 

Details of battle casualties (Fatal) of Army personnel in Jammu & Kashmir and North East region during anti-insurgency operations in the last three years are as under:-

Year Number of Casualties(Fatal)
J&K North East Region
Officer JCO OR Officer JCO OR
2015 02 01 23 01 23
2016 04 01 50 01 03
2017 04 03 29 01 02

Details of terrorists and extremists killed/arrested during last three years are:-

Year Number of Terrorists / extremists Killed Number of Terrorists / extremists arrested
  J &K North East region J&K North East region
2015 108 149 67 1900
2016 150 87 79 1202
2017 213 57 97 995

The following benefits are given as ex-gratia lump sum compensation to the Next of Kin (NoK) of martyred soldiers:-

S. No. Details w.e.f.


   1. Death in the course of duties attributable to acts of violence by terrorists, etc. Rs. 25 lakh
   2. Death occurring during enemy action in war or border skirmishes or in action against militants, terrorists, etc. Rs. 35 lakh
   3. Army Group Insurance Fund  
  Officers Rs. 75 lakh
  JCOs/Other Ranks Rs.37.5 lakh

Rs. 40 lakh

(w.e.f. 01.01.18)

   4. (a)  Liberalized Family Pension as applicable to Battle casualty which is equal to emoluments last drawn by the deceased individual.

(b)  Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity which is based on length of service rendered and emoluments such drawn by the deceased individual.


The number of pending cases of payments to the families of officers/personnel killed in these operations during the last three years is:-

Year Officers JCOs OR
2015 Nil Nil Nil
2016 Nil Nil 01
2017 01 Nil 14

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Narendra Kumar Swain in Rajya Sabha today.