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Directorate of Sainik Welfare Madhya Pradesh

“Role of Department”
 The Directorate of Sainik Welfare is responsible for the implementation of various programmes for the welfare and resettlement of ex-servicemen, their dependents and war widows. All the ex-servicemen, who are willing to be re-employed /resettled, register their names with the respective Zila Sainik Welfare Offices, and the Zila Sainik Welfare Offices in turn sponsor their names for re-employment against vacancies notified in the Government Departments/ PSU etc. Zila Sainik Welfare Offices also prepare and send index cards of all ex-servicemen so registered to the respective Employment Exchanges of each district of the State so that ex-servicemen can be sponsored against general vacancies also. The Department also looks after the welfare of families of both ex-servicemen and serving personnel of the State. The activities of the Department include formulation of schemes for re-orientation training and rehabilitation of ex-servicemen. The department maintains close liaison with all Government Offices, private and public Enterprises, Banks and all prospective employers who are in a position to help ex-servicemen in their re-settlement. The Department regularly organises various forms of orientation training and welfare measures to help this section of society who faces many hardships due to their long period of absence from their native State for the service of the nation.

“Co-ordination of work”
 All activities of the Directorate of Sainik Welfare are organised to extend various forms of assistance to needy ex-servicemen and their dependents. The following schemes are financed by the State Government:

  • Cash award to the recipients of Gallantry Decorations.
  • Ex-gratia grant to the disabled and to the dependents of those killed in actions.
  • Scholarship to children of ex-servicemen.
  • Monthly financial assistance to Second World War II Veterans/Widows.
  • Re- habilitation training to ex-servicemen, widows and dependents.
  • There is Amalgamated Special Fund for reconstruction & rehabilitation of Ex-Servicemen administered by this directorate.

 The “Rajya Sainik Board” presided over by the Hon’ble Chief Minister and the “State Managing Committee of Amalgamated Special Fund” presided over by Hon'ble Governor. Work is carried out through Zila Sainik Welfare offices in each district.