JAURIAN: An impressive Ex Servicemen rally was organized on 07 April 2012, under aegis of the Crossed Swords Division at Byram Auditorium in Rakhmuthi, Jaurian. The rally was inaugurated by Maj Gen NPS Hira, GOC Cross Sword Divison who reiterated the commitment of the Division towards supporting welfare schemes and measures for improvement and upliftment of the ex-servicemen and Veer Naris of the region in his inaugural remarks. The rally was attended by 800 Ex Servicemen, which included two retired offrs and 46 Veer Naris of the region.
President J&K ESM league, President Rajya Sainik Board and Director ECHS were the eminent speakers who enlightened the ex servicemen regarding various schemes and programmes being organised for their benefit.
The rally was principally aimed at addressing relevant issues pertaining to health services for the Ex Servicemen and acquaint them with various schemes and plans for enhancing their quality of life even after retirement. The Ex Servicemen and veer Naris were informed about welfare and financial schemes available for them i.e. pension related information, functioning of Cross Swords Ex Servicemen helpline, Ex Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS), Post Retirement Schemes and service opportunities after retirement.
The rally was yet another admirable attempt by the Cross Swords Division to increase communication amongst Ex Servicemen of the region and showcased the continuous commitment of the Armed Forces towards recognition of the valuable sacrifices and service rendered by the Ex Servicemen and Veer Naris towards the nation. Mrs Madhu Nandal, Regional President AWWA, White Knight Corps felicitated the Veer Naris of the region present during the Rally.