Army conducts Ex-Servicemen rally cum medical camp

BAGDOGRA
18 Feb 2018

An Ex-Servicemen rally cum medical camp was held under the aegis of Trishakti Corps at Bengdubi today. The rally was attended by approximately 625 Ex-Servicemen from North Bengal and East Bihar and was supported by representatives from various banks, record office and of district administration. General Officer 111 Sub Area felicitated Veer Naries, disabled soldiers and addressed the Ex-Servicemen. He lauded the contribution and sacrifices made by the soldiers and emphasised that Ex-Servicemen have been our pivotal strength and the Army is always committed to look after them.
Stalls were set up to address the issues pertaining to pension anomalies, registration of Aadhaar Card and for issue of Canteen Stores Department card. To provide employment opportunities to the Ex-Servicemen, Army Placement Node registered the names of Ex-Servicemen. Registration for Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme was also undertaken. Medical specialists from the Army Hospital and ECHS Polyclinic provided medical treatment to the Ex-Servicemen and their families. Regiment band display, tea and lunch were the other fixtures of the event.