REVIEW OF REHABILITATION POLICY FORTHE INDIAN ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL AND EX-SERVICEMEN WITH DISABILITY

1Vijay Shivtare, Dr Vijay Khare

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Abstract:

The Indian armed forces personnel consist of personnel from the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force. They are exposed to wide spectrum of threats ranging from conventional to the asymmetric warfare and needs the manpower to suitably counter them. The armed forces in order to retain their strength recruit their personnel at a young age of 17 years to mould them to their highly demanding work culture where they need to give their physical extremes. The philosophical approach towards rehabilitation followed by the armed forces is a typical Medical approach. The practical approach towards rehabilitation is Institution based approach wherein the individual reports the problem to the medical authorities for diagnosis and treatment. The Resettlement policies have been in place for ages for the armed forces personnel and the ESM with an aim to achieve welfare measures.

Keywords:

Armed Forces personnel, Disability, Ex-servicemen, Rehabilitation, Resettlement

Paper Details
Month11
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 10
Pages5769-5780