Army organises ‘Next of Kin’ rally in Chumathang

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Leh, May 27, 2019
Leh :

As part of the 20th-anniversary celebrations of Kargil Vijay Diwas, a rally ‘Year of the Next of Kin’ was organised by the Kairey Brigade of the Fire & Fury Corps on May 26 at Chumathang military station. 

Hundreds of Veer Naris, Veterans and Next of Kin from all over Eastern Ladakh region participated.

As part of collective collaboration, three medical officers from the Army Medical Corps, a dentist with mobile dental van and two specialist doctors from the civil administration provided health advice and medical facilities.  Medicines, dental check-up, and treatment were also provided to patients from the mobile dental van. 
A total of 320 patients including 24 Veterans, 4 Veer Naris and their dependents benefited from the Medical-cum-Dental Camp.

By the ‘Year of the Next of Kin’ initiative, Fire & Fury Corps reiterated the commitment of the formation in particular and the Indian Army in general, towards the well-being of retired army personnel and their dependents.

The medical outreach facilitated by the Fire and Fury Corps under the guidance of Ina Joshi, Zonal President AWWA was appreciated and well received by the Veer Naris, Veterans with their NOKs and also by the local population of the area.