07-04-2022:Governor took a meeting of Uttarakhand Sainik Punarvas Sanstha at Raj Bhawan.
Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd) said that the welfare of soldiers and their dependents should be given top priority in the military dominated state of Uttarakhand. The Governor took a meeting of Uttarakhand Sainik Punarvas Sanstha at Raj Bhawan on Thursday. He said that the Sainik Punarvas Sanstha would have to work in the state with an effective vision, mission and thinking. The organization has to reach the next level of self- accountability. Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd) directed Principal Secretary Soldier Welfare Shri L Fanai and other concerned officers to ensure that adequate data of the beneficiaries of Uttarakhand Sainik Punarvas Sanstha Society, including Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris, Soldier’s Dependents and physically disabled Soldiers, should be digitally be made available. Governor said that AI enabled Android mobile based portal and website of the Sainik Punarvas Sanstha should be developed so that the ex-servicemen and their dependents can easily get in touch with the organization. He said that the problems of soldiers, ex-servicemen and their families who received gallantry awards should be resolved on priority basis. Along with this, the Governor talked about giving special emphasis on the welfare and rehabilitation of the widows of the martyrs. The Governor instructed Secretary Dr. Ranjit Kumar Sinha to provide incentive amount of Rs.5001 per soldier to all the disabled ex-servicemen of the state on behalf of Raj Bhawan.
Governor said that Uttarakhand Sainik Punarvas Sanstha should be compleGovernor took a meeting of Uttarakhand Sainik Punarvas Sanstha at Raj Bhawan tely modernized. He instructed the organization that efforts should be made to open training centers for army recruitment in every district of the state. The playgrounds of the schools can be used for this purpose. The Governor said that the Sainik Punarvas Sanstha will have to make efforts that how ESMs can play the role of a game changer in organic farming, natural farming, forestry, reverse migration in the border areas in the state. He said that the Organization would also have to make efforts to increase the participation of daughters of ex-servicemen in NDA, military services and other prestigious central and state government services. The Governor talked about the coordination of schemes run by the Central Government, State Government and the Organization for the welfare of soldiers. Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd) will soon visit the farmlands of SainikPunarvasSanstha. Governor said that maximum utilization of 1423 acres of land of the organization should be made and aromatic, medicinal herbs and organic farming should be promoted on this. The Governor instructed the officers to make an effective action plan on this.
Principal Secretary Shri L. Fanai, Secretary to Governor Dr. Ranjit Kumar Sinha, Additional Secretary Smt. Swati S. Bhadauria, Finance Controller of Raj Bhawan Dr. Tripti Srivastava and senior officers of Uttarakhand Sainik Punarvas Sanstha were present on the occasion.