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Delhi LG approves 4 Zilla Sainik Boards for Ex-Servicemen – Fast Hindi News

New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Vinay Kumar Saxena on Tuesday approved the proposal to set up four Zilla Sainik Boards in Delhi. The move is aimed for the welfare of around 77,000 Ex-Servicemen (ESMs), widows of ESMs and their families.

According to media reports, 60 percent of the budget will be borne by the central government while the rest will be borne by the Delhi government. 11 members will be appointed in each Zila Sainik Board, which will run with a budget of Rs. 4 crores.

The proposal for the formation of Zilla Sainik Board in the national capital was sent by the Delhi government in May this year.

The Board will provide welfare, employment, education, rehabilitation and other beneficial schemes to serving/retired soldiers of the Armed Forces and the families of soldiers killed in action.

According to the state government, the Zilla Sainik Board assists in monitoring the welfare of the families of retired soldiers and representing their cases with the local administration or defense authorities, resolving employment and other issues, pension issues and land will also be responsible for Providing assistance in disputes, and matters relating to family care, medical, and court.

“The problems faced by retired soldiers in recent years have steadily increased. Some of these are linked to systemic socioeconomic changes, breakdown of joint families, stiff competition in the job market, increased cost of living and provision of medicines and educational facilities,” a Delhi government statement said.

दिल्ली एलजी ने पूर्व सैनिकों के लिए 4 जिला सैनिक बोर्डों को मंजूरी दी




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