The Haryana Government Allocates Land To Construct Sainik Education Centre In Dist. Panchkhula
The Haryana Government Has Decided To Allocate 10 Acres Of Land In Bataur Village Of Panchkula District To The Western Command, Chandimandir, For The Construction Of Sainik Education Centre.
Disclosing this, the Finance Minister, Captain Abhimanyu, said the centre would train children of brave soldiers serving our country. And it would be managed by the Western Command only.
He said that a letter to this effect was received from the Western Command Headquarters on June 29, 2018. Taking expeditious action, the state government decided in less than a month to allocate land to the Western Command.
The land would be allocated to the Western Command for free. The construction, maintenance and other expenses would be borne by the Army from the Army Welfare Fund.
The minister said the present government was continuously making policies in the interest of soldiers and for the welfare of their families. The ex-gratia grant for war martyrs of the Armed Forces and paramilitary forces has been increased from Rs. 20 lakh to Rs. 50 lakh.
Since October 2014, the present government has given jobs to 195 dependents of martyrs on compassionate grounds, he added.