The Ex-Servicemen and social welfare Trust arranged one Ex-Servicemen and Family pensioners meet on 19-6-2010 at Ayothya Hall, Janakiram Hotel, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. Nearly 80 pensioners and family pensioners attended the meeting. The Managing Trustee Sgt.R.Chellappa (retd) welcomed all and thanked for coming all the way from different places in spite their age.
Our Chief Admin .Officer Hony.Flt.Lt.MP.Natarajan(Retd) delivered
a lecture on the Aims, achievements and future plans of our Trust and he also introduced all the participants by name. He explained in detail about Endorsement of
Family pension and the importance of Joint account for pension account.
Sgt.S.Kanthiah (Retd), Chief Liaison officer deliberated in depth about the
entitlement of pension of pensioners, Special family pension, Additional
pension for aged above 80 years of age, as per VI th PC and narrated the way of
our approach to the Bank. Most of the participants were helped by the Trust in
getting their correct Rate of pension.
Our Chief Financial Trustee, Sgt.C.Muthukrishnan(Sgt) delivered a lecture on the formation of our Trust in length. He explained the rules, Circulars of VI th PC, the disappointment of ESM, and the role of Banks. He emphasized the pensioners to know their entitlement by discussing with people like us, particularly Family pensioners and aged veterans above 80 years. The problems of aged pensioners, health care, the need for an aged home etc., etc., were discussed in detail. ALL THE PARTICIPANTS UNANIMOUSLY WELCOMED NEED FOR AN AGED HOME.
Chief Petty Officer Christopher, Hony.Lt.G.Ramasamy. Hony.Lt.Nataran , Hony.Flt.Lt.Isaac, Sep.Joseph, Sep.Sudalaimuthu Thevar, Sep.Arumugam and Smt.Saroja Pandian, Smt.Noorjahan Beevi, Smt.Thamilarasi and Smt.Manonmani interacted with Trust members by raising their doubts about pension and other matters. The meet was vibrant with these interactions.
Smt.Kamala Thangaraja (Wife of MWO Thangaraja spoke high of the Trust and its activities and praised the works done by all the Four aged Trustees and their continued
and untiring works for the Ex-servicemen community.
Our Managing Trustee informed the participants about a Plan
of Starting an OLD AGE HOME for ESM in our place and asked the opinion of the elders. All the elders welcomed the suggestion and promised to support the proposal. The meet was concluded with a vote of thanks by C.Muthukrishan and Lunch was served to all the participants. All the pensioners/ Family pensioners thanked the Trust for the meet and requested to have such a meeting in regular interval to exchange views