The Hindu Online edition of India's National Newspaper Friday, Jun 17, 2011
COIMBATORE: District Collector M. Karunakaran on Tuesday presented assistance to the families of ex-servicemen to a tune of Rs. 44,347 at a special camp held at the Collectorate.
At the special camp, ex-servicemen and their families presented petitions seeking employment, bank loan, drinking water connection and free house site pattas.
Later, Mr. Karunkaran handed over a cheque for Rs. 2,400 towards the monthly assistance for the months of April, May and June and orders providing Rs. 800 per month for lifetime to Karunambal, wife of K.N. Nair, who laid his life in the Second World War. He also gave a cheque for Rs. 4,800 to Bhuvaneswari from the family of an ex-serviceman towards educational assistance from the Central Ex-Servicemen Welfare Board.
A cheque for Rs. 400 was given to P. Shanthi towards concession from property tax and a cheque for Rs. 774 to another Shanthi again as concession from property tax. Twelve persons were given Rs. 3,000 each totalling Rs. 36,000 towards the assistance for last rites.
Later a conference on self-employment prospects was conducted for the benefit of ex-servicemen and their family members. Revenue and Ex-servicemen Welfare Board officials took part in the special camp.
Collector distributes aid to families of ex-servicemen
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Zila Sainik Welfare organises ex-servicemen, widows’ rally Written by Newspoint Bureau
Saturday, 11 June 2011 00:03
Jammu Tawi, June 10, Zila Sainik Welfare officer Samba Col KB Gupta today organised an ex-servicemen and widow's rally in Ramgarh which was attended by 1,000 ex-servicemen and widows. As per press release, the rally was addressed by Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Samba, Anil Kumar Gupta and others. Col KB Gupta explained that children of defence personnel were entitled to 3% quota seats in all medical and engineering colleges. All children who scored 60% marks in 8th, 10th and 12th and secured 65% in graduation were allowed to One Time incentive from RSB. State Bank of India for the help of defence pensioners opened help line for sorting out the problems of defence pensioners. They have to SMS word ‘Unhappy’ to phone number 80082202020, SBI executives will get in touch and resolve the issue. Brig RS Langeh Director Sainik Welfare J&K, Anil Kumar Gupta, Additional District Development Comm-issioner Samba and others were also present.
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