state times news KALAKOTE: Army organised an Ex-Servicemen Rally at Kalakote to acquaint the Ex-Servicemen with the latest State and Central Government Policies / Welfare Schemes. The event helped in understanding the requirements of the Ex-Servicemen in a holistic manner. GL Sharma, Addl SP, Nowshera, Brother of Ex MLA, Kamal Suri, Tahir Khan, SHO, Kalakote, Basti Ram, Naib Tehsildar, Kalakote, Arun Sharma, Ex Sarpanch, Kalakote and Kuldeep Raj Sharma, Principal Govt Degree College, Kalakote were present on the occasion. 310 veterans and five Veer Naries from the region attended the rally. Various Government officials were also present on the occasion and held detailed interaction with the Ex-servicemen and heard their grievances. Various Government and Commercial Stalls to include Medical Camp, Ex-Servicemen Grievances Cell, ECHS Help Line, Recruitment Information Centre, Handicraft and Women Empowerment Enclosure, Banking Awareness Counter (SBI and J&K Bank) and CSD extension counter catering for the awareness and basic needs of the locals were established. ECHS Officer addressed the Ex-Servicemen and highlighted the various Welfare Schemes for Ex-Servicemen and Veer Naries by the State and Central Governments. Various disputes of pensioners and Veer Naries regarding post retirement / death benefits, Ex-Gratia benefits for battle casualties and career opportunities for Ex-Servicemen wards were discussed. The event was appreciated by the veterans as an appropriate platform to address grievances of Ex-servicemen and their families. They also lauded the efforts of Indian Army towards maintaining irreversible peace and harmony in the region.
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