With an purpose to convey collectively and facilitate battle heroes who’ve fought insurgency and helped set up peace in Mizoram over the a long time, Assam Rifles performed a one-of-a-kind Joint Ex- servicemen Rally for Military and Assam Rifles at Assam Rifles Stadium in Aizawl, Mizoram on July 23. The rally supplied a platform for the Military and Assam Rifles ex-serviceman to work together, years after that they had served shoulder to shoulder within the North East.

The Rally, additionally the primary main rally post-COVID was presided over by Lieutenant Normal PC Nair, AVSM, YSM, Director Normal Assam Rifles. Roughly 800 attendees (429 ex-servicemen from Military and 56 ex-servicemen from Assam Rifles), 07 Veer Naris, 66 Widows, and 250 serving troopers from Mizoram participated within the rally. The rally aimed to succeed in out to the Ex-servicemen, Veer Naris, widows, and their Subsequent of Kin of Mizoram state for his or her complete welfare.

Through the rally, quite a lot of specialised medical amenities have been made out there which included – Medical, Eye, and Dental to learn the attending ex-Servicemen and their dependents.

To deal with the grievances of the ex-servicemen, a Grievance redressal cell and varied stalls by representatives of Pay Account Workplace, Assam Rifles Ex-servicemen Affiliation (ARESA), ECHS Centre, Station Headquarters, Sainik Welfare Division, Data Workplace, State Financial institution of India, different PSU Banks, Widespread Service Centre (CSC), have been established on the rally web site. A complete of 55 grievances have been recorded out of which 39 have been resolved on the spot.

Understanding the necessity and significance of economic administration in addition to employment alternatives for the ex-servicemen and their households, stalls by State Directorate of Talent Improvement and Entrepreneurship, Division of Horticulture, Division of Agriculture, Aizawl District Authorized Providers Authority, telecom operators that included Reliance Jio/ Airtel/ BSNL have been additionally established to supply on the spot help to the ex-servicemen.

Lieutenant Normal PC Nair, AVSM, YSM, Director Normal Assam Rifles addressed and felicitated Veer Naris and interacted with the ex-servicemen. The long-lasting occasion noticed enthusiastic and vibrant occasions that included a Dance Efficiency by Cultural Troupe, a Track efficiency by native Mizoram singers, and a Pipe Band Show enjoying patriotic tunes. The rally additionally supplied a superb alternative for the veterans of the 2 Forces. i.e Military and Assam Rifles who whereas in service had served collectively within the NE to bond as soon as once more.

Assam Rifles, which had an excellent historical past of greater than 187 years within the North East has 31 Assam Rifles Ex-Servicemen Centres (ARESA) throughout the nation for the advantage of the ex-servicemen, of which, two are positioned at Aizawl & Lunglei in Mizoram. It has additionally sanctioned quite a few grants that embody medical, funeral, training, and previous age grant to its veterans and their households. Within the final yr, a complete support value Rs 11 lakh was given to the veterans of Mizoram.

(Photographs: Assam Rifles)

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