Buying a car through CSD can be beneficial to all defense personnel’s. This is because the price calculated at negligible tax rates which provide handsome discounts on the desired cars. However, you need to follow some simple procedure to buy a car through CSD.
If you have served any Indian Defense Sector on payrolls of Govt. of India which includes Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and BSF Forces for minimum 5 to 15 (as per the rank) years, then you are eligible to take the benefits through CSD.
Eligible Car Models
There are different car models specified by CSD on the basis of rank. For example;
- If you are an officer rank, then you are eligible to buy one car in every 4 years with 3-letre engine capacity
- For the Commissioned JCO or equivalent can buy a car with2.5-liter engine capacity, once in 7 years (this applies to even retired defense personals of the rank)
- Similarly, JCO, OR and equivalent rank can buy 2 and 1.8-litre engine respectively once during service and once after getting retirement
- First, you need to find out the eligible local dealer
- Decide which car you want to buy
- Make sure that the car you looking to buy is CSD approved
- Once you have finalized the car, get availability certificate from dealer
- If you are retired, then you need to attach Pension Pay Order Copy and Indent letter signed by Zila Sainik Board.
- For family members of the deceased officer, need to submit Proof Copy of Relationship with deceased.
- Once you have prepared all documents to visit the CSD and send application form attached with all necessary documents.
Don’t leave even single column unchecked, even if they are not mandatory. For example, if the ‘Form’ asks you, “If the Previous Car Purchased Through CSD”, then if you purchased, fill the details asked. If you have not purchased, then you need to clearly mention that you have not purchased nay car previously than to leave the column unchecked.
Apart from that, fill out all the questioned as asked and you done with the procedure. Wait for the response from the Canteen Store Department authority and move accordingly.
Interested in Buying a car through CSD? Fill up inquiry form here.