Ex-Service men apprise Governor of their demands

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Himachal Pradesh State Sainik Welfare Board (HPSSWB) Officers and Members met Governor Bandaru Dattatraya and discussed various issues related to Ex-Service men.  

The Governor said that Ex- Army men have served the Nation, which gives us immense pride. He said that Himachal Pradesh is a land of braves and the youth of this State are serving in Indian Army and Paramilitary forces. He said that the Union and State Government is committed towards welfare of Ex-Army men and their issues would be looked into sympathetically.  

Earlier, Chairman HPSSWB Daulat Singh Chauhan welcomed the Governor.

Deputy Director Sainik Welfare Board, Bilaspur Colonel P.C. Attri detailed about various schemes of Himachal Pradesh State Sainik Welfare Board.

During the meeting Ex-Service men apprised the Governor of the issues such as completion of Walker Hospital in Shimla, One-Rank-One pension, issue of Sainik rest house at Reckong Peo in District Kinnaur, to increase income criteria for old pension, to provide Helicopter service to bring home body of martyred soldier from any part of the country.

Governor said that the issues of the Ex-Army men would be considered sympathetically.

Joint Director Sainik Welfare Board and AC to DC Shimla Chandan Kapoor, Deputy Director Sainik Welfare Board Una Major Raghubir Singh, Deputy Director Sainik Welfare Board Solan Major Deepak Dhawan and other officers of HPSSWB were also present on this occasion.