The Rajouri day celebrations commenced with the inauguration of an Veterans Assistance Centre at ALG by the General Officer Commanding of Ace of Spades Division, today. The function was attended by Military and Civil dignitaries, eminent persons of Rajouri and Veterans from the entire Rajouri District. The General Officer Commanding interacted with all those present and apprised them of the numerous initiatives and welfare activities being undertaken by the Ace of Spades Division for the Veterans and locals of Rajouri. He acknowledged and appreciated the sacrifices and dedication of the Veterans during the years of their service and the need for the country to look after them in their old age.
The Veterans assistance centre inaugurated by the General Officer Commanding included stalls of various Records offices for resolving grievances and problems of Veterans and also stalls of Zila Sainik Board, Resettlement Directorate, ECHS, Red Cross/NRHM, Postal Department, Horticulture, Agriculture, banks and various other government agencies to provide information and awareness to all those present about the latest policies. The General Officer Commanding informed the gathering that this assistance centre will be in place for the complete duration of the Rajouri Day Celebrations till 13 April 2016. General Officer Commanding also informed all those present that a Medical, Eye and Dental camp will be in place on 11 and 12 April 2016 for the Veterans, locals and school children of Rajouri.
On this day, a visit to Hall of Fame for school students was also conducted with an aim to enhance their patriotic spirit followed by guided tour of photo exhibition and Equipment display which was also inaugurated by the General Officer Commanding.