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Haryana is the First State in the Country to Set up Military and Paramilitary Welfare Department

  • 28 Nov 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

On November 26, 2023, Haryana Minister of State for Military and Paramilitary Welfare Om Prakash Yadav said that Haryana is the first state in the country where the Military and Paramilitary Welfare Department has been formed, through which many welfare schemes are being run for the welfare of ex-servicemen and para-soldiers.

Key Points:

  • Earlier, ex-gratia amount of Rs 20 lakh was given to the army personnel and Central Armed Police Forces personnel martyred during the war in Haryana, which has been increased to Rs 50 lakh by the state government.
  • Along with this, Rs 50 lakh is also given to those martyred during IED blast.
  • Haryana Government has provided jobs to 367 dependents of martyred Military/Central Armed Police Forces on compassionate grounds since October, 2014.
  • On 26th November, Constitution Day and Millets Day were celebrated at Bhanu, Primary Training Center of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force, Panchkula. Products made from millets were also displayed on this occasion.
  • On this occasion, Inspector General of Bhanu Panchkula, the primary training center of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force, APS Nimbadia was also present.
  • It is noteworthy that the year 2023 is being celebrated as the International Millet Year by the United Nations.
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