Indian Army is planing to give special pension to the ex-servicemen who fought the 1965 and 1971 wars with Pakistan. Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narwane said on Tuesday that such a proposal has been sent to the government by the army.
On Tuesday, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narwane was addressing on the occasion of Veteran’s Day and in his address, he gave information about this proposal of Army.
Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narwane has greeted all the ex-servicemen and their families on the occasion of Veteran’s Day. He told all the ex-servicemen of the country that all of you are an inspiration for the country and the whole nation is proud of you.
The army chief said that even after retirement, our ex-servicemen continue to build the country and the happiness of the ex-servicemen of the army has always been the priority of the army. General Narwane said that last year, the army has helped 246 officers and 11500 JCOs to get new jobs after retirement.
Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narawane: Army has proposed that the veterans of 1965 and 1971 war be given the freedom fighters' pension. https://t.co/9NZTTZL4M1— ANI (@ANI) January 14, 2020
On the occasion of Fourth Veteran Day, the Army Chief also told that the participation of women in the Indian Army is also increasing. He said that 1700 women will be recruited in the Army Police and training of 101 women has started from 6 January this year.