Single window grievance cell for ex-servicemen: Omar
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, May 11: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday said that a ‘Nodal Cell would be created in the Home Department to provide single window redressal of the problems of ex-servicemen.
Addressing an Ex-servicemen rally at Nagrota, the Chief Minister said that the cell would provide single point contact to the ex-servicemen with the Government to project their demands and seek redressal of the same.
Minister for Medical Technical Education, Prof R S Chib, Member Parliament Madan Lal Sharma and GOC-in-C Northern Command, B S Jaswal, besides a large number of senior Army, Police and civil administration were present on the occasion.
The Chief Minister said that ex-servicemen will not find the state government lagging behind in its duty towards the ex-servicemen and their families who had served the nation for their lifetime. Omar also said that the Government was seriously considering the demand for establishment of ex-servicemen Colony.
Highlighting the role of Army in safeguarding the nation, Chief Minister said that the role of Army in protecting the country and maintaining the unity and integrity is stupendous. Army and other security forces have been protecting the borders from the outside aggression and tackling the problems coming from within. He said the nation looks towards the Army every time when it is in trouble either due to threat from the enemy or at the time of natural calamities.
Later, the Chief Minister honoured, Veer Nari’s and also distributed scholarships and other facilities extended by the Army to the Children of Army personnel and ex-servicemen.
Minister for Medical and Technical Education also distributed cash assistance among the ex- Army personnel who have exhibited extra ordinary gallantry while performing their duties.
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