Sunday, December 13, 2015
PENSIONERS AWAREWNESS MEETING.
ESM PENSIONERS AWARENESS MEETING
AT SRIVILLIPUTTUR , TAMIL NADU.
An awareness meeting of Ex-Servicemen was held at Srivilliputtur, Virudhunagar –Dist of Tamil Nadu on Sunday, the 13-12-2015.About 400 Esm and widows attended the meeting.
Brigadier CS.Vidyasagar(Retd) accompanied by Cmde. Sudik Parkalla Were the chief guests.
Col.Arasu and Col.Navaneetha Krishanan were among the organizers.
Brig. Vidyasagar explained with Power Point Slides about various heads regarding pension- Service/Disability/War Injury /Ordinary /Special and Liberalised family pensionand ECHS . He explained with examples and calculations, which was very much impressive and easy to understand.
He also explained the main features of 7th Pay commission - Plus and Minus points in brief.
He informed with regret that many widow pensioners are being paid short pension as they are not aware of their entitlement.
He advised the veterans to help such innocent widows in their areas to get their correct Rate of family pension.
He informed the Gathering that there are deficiencies in the cir 547 and 549 regarding pre-2006 arrears payment and taken up the issue with Dept.of ESM Welfare .
The veterans and widows were happy and satisfied with the meeting and thanked the Touring senior veteran Officers.
The meeting concluded with a Vote of thanks by Nb.Sub.Shanmugam and National Anthem.,
Veterans are keenly listening to the lectures of Brigadier.