Kishtwar June 4:- The Bhaderwah region has a considerable number of Veterans (Ex-Servicemen). In an effort to reach out to our valuable and esteemed veterans residing in the remote areas and to make them aware of the various projects being initiated by the Army for their welfare, an Ex-Servicemen’s Rally was organized at village Sarna of Bhaderwah Tehsil on 03 Jun 2012.
In a press statement issued by army, the rally was attended by a total of one officer, seven widows and 77 ex-servicemen. The veterans were given information of the latest welfare measures being extended by the Government and the Army. The focus of the rally was also to bring awareness about the facilities of Employees Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Polyclinic established at Doda. Speaking on the occasion, Ex-Nb Sub Raj Singh of village Wasir Kosli thanked the Army and said, “It feels nice to be recognized by an organization, in which they have served during their prime-time of youth and wished that this association continues forever”.