Army to launch a New Scheme of Old Age Homes for ex-Servicemen

Apr 8, 2013 16:14 IST

Bikram Singh, the Chief of Army Staff on 7 April 2013 announced that the Army had prepared a new scheme, under which an old-age home will be opened in every command. The scheme is designed for providing a home to elderly ex-servicemen, who have no one to look after them during their old age.

At present, the army is running an old age home on experiment basis near Chandigarh in Panchkula.

About the Scheme
• Under the proposed scheme, the ex-servicemen willing to avail the services of the old-age homes will have to pay for the same from their pensions, as the services offered under the scheme are not free.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes103 People Agreed

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK