Kokrajhar: A NoKs and Veterans’ Conclave was conducted by the unit of the Red Horns Division of the army at Patharghat, Kokrajhar recently to celebrate the Year of Next of Kins (YoNoKs).
The session included verification of documents of Next of Kins, registration on Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV) Portal, emoluments received by the veterans, identification of Next of Kins with special children and any other assistance required by them.
The Next of Kins and Veterans were informed the latest initiatives on enrolment of girls in Army and assistance being provided for them in pre-recruitment training at unit headquarters.
The itinerary also included an interactive session, awareness talks on welfare schemes for Next of Kins and Veterans by the Zila Sainik Board, Kokrajhar district, medical check-up by Medical Officer, organization of refreshments, lunch and an entertainment programme. More than 300 veterans and NoKs benefitted from the conclave.