The government will now fully fund the education of martyrs' children, said a notification today from the defence ministry. Earlier, the education of these children was funded, but only up to Rs 10,000 a month. That limitation, on what's called 'educational concession', has now been removed. The concession applies to the children of officers from the armed forces, 'persons below officer rank' missing in action, and those disabled or killed in action. This scheme covers around 3,400 children and entails an expenditure of around Rs 5 crore a year currently. Watch for more...  

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