Jammu Tawi, April 16
‘An Veterans Rally’ cum medical camp for Veterans, Veer Naris and their dependents was organised by Miran Sahib Brigade under the Tiger Division at Jammu, today. Military and Civilian officials of the State administration were also present in the rally and interacted with the attendees.
The rally was organised to interact and attend to problems if any being faced by Veterans and the dependents primarily because of anomalies in their pension and entitlements as also ECHS issues. The Veer Naris were also felicitated in recognition of the supreme scarifie made by their brave husbands while defending the Nation.
A free medical cum dental camp was also organised with specialist doctors both from the Army and civil authorities. Over 300 patients were attended to and provided free medicines. Veterans help desks were also established to address their problems. Brigadier Harcharan Singh, Director Rajya Sainik Board addressed the Veterans and Veer Naris and apprised them about the various schemes and measures being instituted by his department.
The event received an overwhelming response from Army Veterans fraternity with about 1100 Veterans, Veer Naris, Widows and their families being present from RS Pura, Arnia, Bishnah and Suchetgarh Tehsil.