Fourth West Zone meeting of Rajya Sainik Boards Held

NEW DELHI: The fourth West Zone meeting of Rajya Sainik Boards (RSBs) was held through video conferencing here on Friday. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (DESW) Ravikant.

The Action Taken Report of the third meeting of the West Zone was discussed along with fresh agenda points. The subjects included reservation of Ex-Servicemen in employment, staff shortage, pay and allowances of RSB employees, delay in payment of benefits under various welfare schemes, opening of new Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Polyclinics, opening of new CSD Canteens and pension issues.

Secretary, ESW gave directions to take urgent and time-bound action on the issues raised by RSBs. He assured the RSBs of full support from DESW and Kendriya Sainik Board in resolving the issues.