Enjoy various Benefits in Air Force

As we were discussing about the job in Air force in our last blog, now I am going to tell you about the various benefits of Air Force’s job.

Medical

All Air Force officers, airmen and their families have free access to hospitals and medical rooms equipped with the best of the facilities, including facilities such as Chemotherapy, Haemodialysis, Cobalt 60 Radiotherapy for cancer, Renal transplants, CT scan, Lithotripsy, etc. Air Force personnel are also authorized for the following benefits:

1)Grant for Purchase of Wheel Chair, Mechanical aids, artificial limbs and for release of clothing sets as well as pocket money for TB patients.
2)Grant and Loan for medical treatment from civil sources.
3)Grant for physically and mentally challenged children for purchase of mechanical aid.
4)Grant on Medical Grounds for reimbursement of medical bill and monthly grant for nourishment.

Education

1)Silver Jubilee Merit Scholarship.
2)Different scholarship schemes meant for mentally and physically challenged children covering school education as well as higher and professional education.
3)Air Chief Marshal PC Lal Memorial Scholarship for physically and mentally challenged children.
4)Scholarship for children of airmen residing in AFWWA Hostel in Delhi.
5)For improvement of educational facilities for Air Force children, AFWWA provides the necessary guidelines for standardisation of unit run Air Force schools.

Post-retirement Benefits

Insurance

All retired personnel of the Indian Air Force are covered under the life insurance scheme of the Life Insurance Group Society up till the age of 70 years.

Medical

All the retired officers and their dependents have access to medical rooms and hospitals equipped with the best of the facilities such as Chemotherapy, Haemodialysis, Cobalt 60 Radiotherapy for cancer, Renal transplants, CT scan, Lithotripsy, etc.  Air Force personnel is also authorized for the following benefits:

1)Coverage under medical insurance for lifetime.
2)Monthly Maintenance Grant for leprosy patients undergoing institutional treatment at various hospitals, for boarded out personnel pending award of disability pension and for permanently disabled personnel.
3)Airmen can get grants for purchase of medical aids such as hearing aids and artificial limbs.
4)Grant for Commercial Venture for personnel who have had to leave service due to medical reasons.
5)Grants to the wives of personnel who have had to leave the service due to medical reasons.
6)Reimbursement of medical bills.

Scholarships

1)Scholarship Grant for School or Higher Education of handicapped children.
2)Education grant for the children of airmen.

These benefits are the reasons that why no one from Air force leave his/her job at any stage from here.