Functions of the department as laid down in Allocation of Business Rules
- Matters relating to Ex-servicemen including non-pensioners.
- Ex-servicemen contributory health scheme.
- Matters relating to Directorate general of Resettlement and Kendriya Sainik Board.
- The Pension Regulation for the Army,1961(Part I and II)
- The pension regulations for the Air force 1961(part I and II)
- The Navy (pension) regulations, 1964
- The Entitlement Rules to casualty Pensionary Awards to the Armed Forces Personnel, 1982.