Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV) and Mrs. Veena Nayyar, wife of Late Vice Admiral KK Nayyar, former Vice Chief of Naval Staff signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to pledge Rs 2 crores for welfare schemes run by the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
The main motive behind this is to facilitate various welfare schemes instituted for the Next of Kin of who servicemen died in the Line of duty. The welfare scheme includes Education Scholarships and Computer Grant for wards and widows of the martyrs, Grant for Higher Education of widows, and Marriage grant for widows and daughters.
Mrs. Veena Nayyar presented the cheque to three Services which was received by Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff, General MM Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff, and Air Marshal VPS Rana, Air Officer in Charge of Administration at Army Headquarters, New Delhi.
Lieutenant General Harsha Gupta, Adjutant General and Mrs. Veena Naravane, President Army Wives Welfare Association, and Mrs. Sudha Gupta, General Secretary, Army Wives Welfare Association were also present on the occasion.