1. Shri B Anand, IAS, Secretary, Department of Ex-Service Welfare (DESW) visited Indian Ex-Services League on 21 Dec 2021. On arrival, the Secretary paid homage to Field Martshal KM Cariappa, OBE. Thereafter the Secretary had interaction with Executive Committee Members. The following points were discussed:-
(a) Revision of OROP.
(b) Functioning of ECHS, empanelled hospitals and constructions of Veterans Hospitals and release of Funds for ECHS.
(c) FCRA and RCEL Grant.
(d) Functions of KSB, RSBs and Zila Sainik Boards (ZSBs).
(e) Lowering of age of widows for Penury grant.
(f) Veteran Commission.
(g) Recognition of ESM Associations.
2. Detail minutes will follow soon.