Ex-servicemen?s rally a big crowd-puller
A GAURAV Senani (ex-servicemen) rally was held on Sunday at Military Hospital compound, New Cantonment, Allahabad. The maximum number of ex-servicemen of Allahabad, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh and Fatehpur attended the rally.
The aim of this interaction was to increase the awareness of ex-servicemen about the latest policies relating to the benefit of ex-servicemen and also to resolve their medical, pension and re-employment related problems.
Over 700 ex-servicemen turned up for the event. Various important dignitaries including Maj General (Retired) SM Husain were also present and the gathering was addressed by Maj Gen (Retd) MN Rawat, Brig (retd) Amitabh, commander, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Allahabad Sub-Area Brig SS Yadav, Additional Commissioner, Allahabad Sandeep Sharma and District Magistrate, Pratapgarh PS Verma.
Addressing the rally, civil and military dignitaries highlighted the contribution of the Indian Armed forces with special reference to the role of ex-servicemen. Brig (Retd) Amitabh, director, Sainik Kalyan Board highlighted the various facilities being extended by the State for employment of ex-servicemen.
Ex-servicemen present in the rally also availed of the medical facilities including specialised medicare.
On the spot settlement of pension related problems was undertaken by PCDA (P), Allahabad and information regarding pension benefits was also provided.
Indian Overseas Bank, Allahabad apprised the gathering about the schemes being run for the welfare of army personnel.
The horticulture department provided information on types of plantation, including profit -generating ventures.A presentation ceremony was also organised for the benefit of war widows. In the end, all the ex-servicemen and their families were served community lunch organised by HQ MP, Chhatisgarh and Allahabad Sub-Area.
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