• Sun. Jun 16th, 2024


As an outreach programme for the ASSAM RIFLES retired fraternity of Nepal, The Director General of Assam Rifles visited Nepal, from 8th April to 13th April 2024.

The visit was characterised by a series of events aimed at acknowledging the contribution of the Veterans and addressing the welfare of Assam Rifles Veterans and their families of Nepal. During the visit, three Ex-Servicemen Rallies were organized in Pokhara, Dharan, and Kathmandu, specifically dedicated to Assam Rifles Veterans and Veer Naris.


The rallies were presided by Lieutenant General Pradeep Chandran Nair, Directorate General Assam Rifles and attended by staff officers from Directorate General Assam Rifles responsible for redressal of grievances. The events provided a platform for the Veterans to come together and interact with DGAR and President ARWWA and highlight varied issues for the welfare of Ex-Servicemen community in Nepal.

One of the key highlights of the visit was the meeting between the Lieutenant General Pradeep Chandran Nair, Directorate General Assam Rifles and General Prabhu Ram Sharma, Nepal Army Chief, where discussions revolved around enhancing the welfare and support systems for Ex-Servicemen in Nepal.

Fruitful exchange of ideas and strategies is expected to further strengthen the bond between the Armed forces of India and Nepal. It was revealed during the visit that there are approximately 15 thousand pensioners including Service pensioners & family pensioners from Assam Rifles currently residing in Nepal, highlighting the deep-rooted connections between the two nations.

Source: PRO , DGAR

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