General Body Meeting of Veteran Sailors Forum held at Visakhapatnam
Vice Adm Biswajit Dasgupta Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command and Senior Naval dignitaries interacted with the Veterans and Sahara ladies at Visakhapatnam today. Earlier, the General Body Meeting (GBM) of the Veteran Sailors Forum (VSF) was conducted by the Eastern Naval Command at Samudrika Auditorium. The meeting was chaired by Rear Admiral Sandeep Pradhan Chief Staff Officer (Personnel & Administration) and attended by over 300 Naval Veteran Sailors and Sahara ladies residing in and around Visakhapatnam.
Issues on the welfare of Veterans were deliberated and fresh points and suggestions were collected for early resolution. Information related to the Health and Welfare of Ex-servicemen were disseminated to the Veterans by Regional Director, ECHS (Vizag), and Command Regimental System Officer during the AGM.
Presentations by respective officials brought out the activities and achievements of the organisations in the last year. Various initiatives and future plans of the Indian Navy and Headquarters, ENC in respect of Veterans and Sahara ladies were intimated to the gathering. Helpdesks of ECHS, CRSO, INCS, Polyclinic, SBI, PNB and NavPen provided resolution to issues faced by the Veterans.