JAGIROAD: The Army organized an ex-servicemen (ESM) rally as part of its ‘Year of Next of Kin’ at Jagiroad on Saturday. The rally was part of a regularly executed initiative to reach out to the veterans fraternity as well as veer naris and help amelioration of their problems. The daylong rally provided a platform to the ex-servicemen to highlight their issues regarding documentation and pension disbursal and interact with the district administration.
More than 150-ex servicemen and four veer naris participated in the rally from Morigaon, Nagaon, Hojai and its adjoining areas. Stalls of Grievance Cell, ESM Data Updation Centre and Zila Sainik Board were set up to facilitate resolution of issues faced by the ESM. Banks like ICICI and SBI were also present at the event for assistance to the veterans and veer naris.
The unit also set up a medical camp for the benefit of the various participants. The veer naris and physically challenged ex-servicemen were felicitated.
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