Coal Tipper Attachment Scheme for Widows and Disabled ESM

Self Employment Schemes of DGR

Salient Features.

This welfare scheme for widows/disabled soldiers is linked with the ESM Coal Loading and Transportation Scheme. Eligible candidates can avail this Scheme for a period of five years and need to deposit an amount of Rs 85,000/- with the affiliated ESM Coal Loading and Transportation Company which pays back a monthly amount of Rs 3,000/ i.e. an annual return of approximately 42 % on the principal amount.. On maturity of the Scheme the Principal Amount is refunded. A legal agreement is signed between the Ex-Servicemen Coal Loading and Transportation Company and the widow/disabled Ex-Servicemen/Dependant. The scheme is for a period of five years and on completion of five year term the principle amount will be refunded by the ESM Coal Company.


The eligibility conditions for Widows / Dependants / ESMs who can take part in Tipper Attachment Scheme are as follows:-

Persons Eligible

  1. Widows (below 65 years of age) and disabled / medically boarded out service personnel in whose case the disability is more than 50% and is attributable to military service.
  2. Orphan children of Ex-servicemen represented by legal guardians and meeting the condition of being un-employed and under 25 yrs for boys; un-employed and unmarried in case of girls.


  1. Should not be presently employed / self-employed.
  2. Should not have remarried after death of husband in case of widows.
  3. Should not have availed of any other DGR scheme.
  4. Benefit of the Scheme should not have been availed by any other family member. Benefit will be extended to only one member of a family for a period of five years only.


Desirous widows of defence service personnel, dependants of deceased serving personnel and disabled Ex-servicemen should apply to the Director (Self-Employment) on the prescribed form. The document to be submitted are as follows:-

  1. Copy of Death Certificate / Disability Certificate)
  2. Affidavit (on Rs. 10/- Non-judicial stamp paper) for giving an undertaking regarding various issues of eligibility duly attested by notary as per format.
  3. Copy of ESM / Widow/Dependent Identity Card.
  4. Copy of Pension Payment Order.
  5. Proof of death / disability attributable to military service.
  6. Proof of dependency in case of dependants.

The format of application to be submitted can be downloaded from “DGR forms download window of the DGR website