Kishtwar, July 6
Army organised Veterans Welfare Meet, today at Kishtwar in its endeavour to spread awareness amongst the Veterans and enable them to take maximum advantage out of various Government schemes. A total of 300 Veterans and their dependents from the districts of Kishtwar areas attended the meet, wherein they were informed about the 7th CPC and One Rank One Pension and its effect on their pension.
The daylong event started with an inaugural address followed by an open house session where in the Veterans and their dependents gave out their suggestions. Officers of the Army interacted with the Veterans and apprised them of the various schemes and facilities available from Central and State Government. Veterans Counters were also established where the participants clarified their financial anomalies with reference to their pension. The event was marked with interactive lectures by professionals on various topics pertaining to the Army, Banking, Postal and Allied Insurance schemes available to Veterans and their dependents.