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Grievance Redressal Mechanism at KSB Sectt

KSB is an apex body of the Govt of India, which formulates and implements the policies and schemes / programmes related to welfare and rehabilitation of ESM and their families across the country. KSB is located in West Block-IV at RK Puram, New Delhi, and redresses the welfare related grievances of ESM and their dependents, with the help of RSBs and ZSBs located in the State Capitals and District HQs respectively. Address and contact details of RSBs and ZSBs are available in this website. Besides grievances being received directly from the individuals, grievances are also received through the offices of President’s Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office, Cabinet Secretariat, Raksha Mantri/Raksha Rajya Mantri, Members of Parliament, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Secretary, ESW / MoDetc regarding various issues concerning the ESM.

Manners of Receipt of Grievances

The manners of receipt of grievances at KSB Sectt are as follows:

  • Through personal visits by veterans or their representatives.
  • Through RTI applications.
  • Through CPGRAMS.
  • Through E-mails: jdgrievancesksb-mod[at]gov[dot]in
  • Through normal mail.
  • Through Service HQs / MoD.

Procedure for Redressal of Grievances

The Grievance Section of KSB examines the petitions / applications/ complaints / RTIs etc relating to welfare, rehabilitation and allied issues, received from Ex-servicemen and their family members. The Section accordingly forwarded the grievances to the concerned Section of KSB, or RSB/ZSB, DGR/ECHS, Service HQs, Record Offices, Banks or local authorities as applicable with request to take suitable action for disposal / redressal of the grievances and inform the individual accordingly.

Methodology Adopted to Resolve

Methodology adopted to resolve the grievances at KSB Sectt is as follows:

  • Interaction with individual to immediately resolve the grievance if feasible.
  • For queries where instant replies cannot be given, views / clarification are sought from different Sections of KSB and then reply is communicated to individual by way of tele, e-mail and letter as feasible.
  • Issues pertaining to clarification / action by RSBs / ZSBs, DGR / ECHS, Service HQs, Station HQ and Command HQs are communicated to them.
  • Any issues requiring clarification from MoD are also sought and actions taken are communicated to the individual.
  • On issues sometimes raised related to different department / section, views / comments are sought on file for approval of Secy, KSB/MoD. In the meantime, interim reply is given to the individual. Once finalized, communication is made through telephone / fax / letters to the individual.

Complainants can call on the IVRS Helpline number 011-26717987, which is attended by a Staff at the Reception of the KSB to clarify their queries or lodge their complaints / grievances. This enables the complainants in getting a faster service. The ESM’s satisfaction will always be our motto. It is the constant endeavor of KSB is to redress the grievances of ESM and their families expeditiously to their satisfaction.

For posting a RTI grievances through Web Portal applicant needs to upload a scanned copy of Bank Challan as fee of RTI as per the RTI Act 2005. The Bank details are as follows

Punjab National Bank
Account No. 3083000105116512
IFSC Code : PUNB0308300

Contact Details:

Joint Director (Grievances),

Kendriya Sainik Board,

West Block – IV, 2nd Floor, 7th Wing, RK Puram,

New Delhi - 110066.

Tele No. 011-26179109,

Fax No. 011-26192362,

Contact no. of dealing Staff is 011-26715250.

E-mail: jdgrievancesksb-mod[at]gov[dot]in

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