Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh interacts with an elderly resident of ‘Ashray’, a home for aged ex-servicemen, in Panchkula –Haryana -on Saturday. A Tribune photo
Monday, October 5, 2015
PRPOSAL FOR HOME FOR AGED VETERANS IN EVERY STATES AND DISTRICTS.
Army mulls separate hospitals for ex-servicemen
Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, October 3
The Army is exploring the feasibility of setting up hospitals in various parts of the country to cater exclusively to the ex-servicemen, besides revamping the existing administrative set up at Army Headquarters to deal with veterans’ issues.
Stating this today during the inauguration of Ashray, a home for aged ex-servicemen set up at Panchkula by the Western Command, Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh said as a pilot project, a veterans’ section was being set up at the Base Hospital in New Delhi.
SOI: Tribune News.