Monthly Archives: February 2020

Various ESM organizations representatives of National Confederation of ESM met COAS (Chief of Army the Staff) on 11 Feb 2020 and brought out the various suggestions/problems faced by veterans. Adjutant General, DG C&W, MD ECHS, ADG (PS), DDG DIAV and their Staff Officers were also present. Important points raised during interaction

(a) Delay in equalisation of OROP w.e.f July 2019.
(b) Non availability of medicines in ECHS polyclinic.
(c) Anomalies in pension PBOR.
(d) Withdrawal of Income Tax exemptions on disabled Veterans.
(e) Release of OMJC Report at the earliest.
(f) Disbursement of pension by PCDA(Pen) in place of Banks i.e CPPC.
(g) Constitution of Veterans Commission.

Veterans were assured that progress on these points would be
given after action by them in due course of time and meeting with
CGDA as requested by President, IESL regarding points at
Para 1(a) and (f) mentioned above will be arranged shortly.

with regards
Brig Kartar Singh (Retd)President IESL