Dimapur, November 11: Assam Rifles Ex-servicemen Rally was organized at Kashiram Basti on November 10 under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) / HQ 6 Sect Assam Rifles. A round 250 people attended including Assam Rifles Ex-servicemen, their families and widows from Dimapur and adjoining areas attended the rally.
The rally provided an opportunity for the ex-servicemen and widows to interact with various representatives of the DGAR for pension related and general grievances. A medical camp was also organised alongside to provide medical assistance to the Ex-servicemen.
It enabled the ex-servicemen to consult various specialists and doctors at a single location which included doctors of ENT, eye, medical, dental and ailments of general nature. In addition, facilities for banking and guidance investment were provided by representatives of major banks. A CSD counter was functional to facilitate purchase of CSD items, alongwith facilities to renew CSD cards by ESM.
Addressing the rally, DIG 6 Sector Assam Rifles welcomed the ex-servicemen on behalf of the Director General Assam Rifles and said that the event served as a common ground for the ex-servicemen and serving personnel of Assam Rifles to meet and share their experiences.
The DIG referred the rally as the best available platform for the Ex-servicemen to resolve their grievances and problems.
He further facilitated the Veer Naris and Veer Bahadur who attended the rally and thanked for their services to the Nation. The DIG held an “Open Forum” subsequently, where all Ex-servicemen present were asked to highlight issues of concern.
Speaking on behalf of the ex-servicemen, Sub Maj (Retd) LT Ao expressed his gratitude to the Director General Assam Rifles and all ranks of Headquarters 6 Sector Assam Rifles for conducting a rally which is an important event in their lives which helps to resolve issues of Ex-Servicemen in the area. (Page News Service)