Sunday, December 11, 2011

ESM Welfare news

Assistance given to ex-servicemen and widows of World War II
Aakar Sukumar exhibition held
Bhopal:Friday, December 9, 2011: Updated 16:36IST

At the monthly Sainik Sammelan here, the District Ex-Servicemen's Welfare Office provided economic assistance worth Rs. 48 thousand to 24 ex-servicemen and widows of World War II. Cheques worth Rs. 2 thousand each were given away to ex-servicemen and widows of World War II by Joint Director Ex-Servicemen's Welfare Colonel V.K. Chaube (retired) and District Ex-Servicemen's Welfare Officer Colonel D.C. Goyal (retired).
The convention was informed that a recruitment rally of Air Force is going to be held on December 12, 2011 at district headquarters Kawardha in Chhattisgarh.
Aakar Sukumar Exhibition held
An exhibition of ceremic sculputres entitled 'Aakar Sukumar' is organised every year by Smt. Nirmala Devi, mother of Shaheed Captain Devashish Sharma in his memory at the convention venue on the premises of Sainik Vishram Grih, Banganga Bhopal. The exhibition organised today by her was inspected by ex-servicemen, war widows and their relatives. The income generated from the sale of these artifacts is donated by Smt. Sharma to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund. R.S. Parashar/Sunita Dube
Assistance for WWII Veterans

November 27, 2011 14:36 IST | Updated: November 27, 2011 14:36 IST KRISHNAGIRI, November 27, 2011
Eye camp for ex-servicemen Staff Reporter

Over three hundred ex-servicemen and their family members participated in the free eye camp held in Krishnagiri on Sunday.
The camp was jointly organised by the District Ex-servicemen Welfare Board and the Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospital at the Office of the District Ex-servicemen Welfare Board at Old Bengaluru Road in Krishnagiri town near the five road junction.
The ex-servicemen and their family members were screened for cataract, growing of flesh in the eye and other eye related ailments. A team of Ophthalmologists headed by Mr. Sathish from Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospital, Krishnagiri screened the ex-servicemen and their family members.
Major (Retired) M. Muthuram, Assistant Director, District Ex-servicemen Welfare Board inaugurated the eye-camp.
Free eye camp
Comment: Why Free Eye Camp when we have ECHS- ESM reduced to beggars

Jammu, December 10 (Scoop News) – Zila Sainik Welfare Officer, Rajouri, Maj. R.S. Thakur (Retd) alongwith staff under the aegis of Brig. R.S. Langeh, AVSM Director RSB organized various ex-servicemen rallies in far-flung areas of district Rajouri. Simultaneously the rallies were conducted a on 10 November at Nowshera, 15 November at Sunderbani, 17 November at Kalakote and on 23 November, 2011 at Budhal to educate and motivate ex-servicemen and their wards to complete their documents for availing the benefits of various schemes launched by state and centre government and to made the payments to beneficiaries.
The central government has laid down the policy for grant of school going children (max two) out of Raksha Mantris Discretion Fund (RMDF). All ex-servicemen, widows are advised to complete the documents to avail the facility of this scheme. Financial assistance towards education (Rs. 1000 per month for boys and girls) till standard XII for two children only will be granted.
Army Group Insurance Directorate, New Delhi has advised all the retired ex-servicemen who have retired on or after 1st April, 2003 with pension to refund the contribution Medical Benefits Scheme specific date has not been specified but deposit as early as possible.
ESM Jammu Rally

MoD calls in white collar sleuths in veterans’ jobs fraud
In a first, the Ministry of Defense has called in the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to investigate a case of a conspiracy to improperly procure contracts from the office of the Directorate General of Resettlement.
The ministry describes the Directorate General Resettlement as an Attached office of Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, which is responsible for training and rehabilitation of retiring defense personnel and Ex-servicemen through various self-employment schemes, which also include contracts to security Agencies run by veterans for security services to government-owned companies.
Assistance given to ex-servicemen and widows of World War II

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