THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: An Armed Forces Veterans Meet will be held at the Mammen Mappilai Municipality Hall in Kottayam on Friday. Organised by the Army Station Headquarters, Thiruvananthapuram, the meet will be inaugurated by Major General Nitin Kohli, the General Officer Commanding Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka Area (ATNK & K).
The occasion offers an opportunity for the veterans of the armed forces to interact with senior officers of the army. Brigadier Cherish Mathson, Station Commander, Thiruvananthapuram, will be participating in the proceedings along with other senior officials.
The Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS), which is a great success in Kerala, will be reviewed by the Regional Director, Commodore Jaison Thomas.
Ex-servicemen from and around Kottayam district are expected to attend.
The venue will also have representatives from the defence pension cell, records offices and other establishments to sort out the problems of the veterans.