GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
STARRED QUESTION NO-26
MSP paid to Armed Forces personnel
26 . Shri Mahendra Singh Mahra
(a) whether it is a fact that Government is paying Military Service Pay (MSP) to Armed Forces personnel, whose genesis is based on amount on the degree of ‘Hardships and Risk Factor’ they undergo while discharging their duties;
(b) whether the MSP being paid to the Armed Forces personnel is equal, and whether they face equal hardships and risk to life; and
(c) what measures Government contemplates to remove this discrimination?
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR
(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.