Army Camp Chapai under Red Horns Division organised Ex-servicemen Rally on 13 Dec 2015 at Zilla Sainik Board, Mangaldai in Darang district. 1200 Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris and war veterans of Indian Army, Navy & Air Force hailing from Darrang & Udalguri Dist attended the rally.
The rally was specially aimed at ex-servicemen, war veterans, disabled soldiers and war widows (Veer Naris) and their next of kin to show that army cares and deems them to be part of the larger Armed forces family even in their post retired lives.
Maj Gen CP Mohanty, SM, VSM, GOC Red Horns Division was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He informed the gathering of various policies and schemes for the welfare of the ex-servicemen. The rally provided an interactive platform and mitigated issues related to pension, medical healthcare, re-employment and redressal of grievances. Representatives from ECHS, District Sainik Welfare Board, Banks, PCDA Allahabad had established their counter for ‘On the Spot’ redressal and established booths to make them aware of latest welfare schemes and benefits available for ESM and their dependents. Veterans and Veer Naris were felicitated on the occasion. A cultural programme by local artists enthralled the audience. Meanwhile, a medical camp was setup with attending specialists to provide free medical check-up and medicines. The rally was a grand success.