SRINAGAR: A meeting of ex-servicemen was organized Monday at Uplona, according to a statement.
“An overwhelming response was received to the meet and 14 ex-servicemen and two widows from Baramulla district attended the same,” it said.
Representatives from the Zila Sainik Welfare Board, Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme and HDFC Bank, Baramulla, visited the area to address the grievances of the ex-servicemen. A team of specialist doctors was also present for providing on the spot medical advice and assistance to the ex-servicemen.
“Representatives from JAK LI Records utilized this occasion to spread awareness about various welfare schemes which are in place for ex-servicemen. The veteran soldiers were felicitated on this occasion by the army authority as they expressed their gratitude and desired that such get-together be organized more often,” the statement added.