General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army
Staff, launched a mobile app called
"Veterans Outreach App"
In an attempt to reach out to Army
veterans, and create an interactive mechanism, General Dalbir Singh,
Chief of the Army Staff, yesterday launched a mobile app called
"Veterans Outreach App". This will provide certain specific
facilities to Army Veterans & Veer Naris on their android based
The app was prepared under the
Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV), which functions under
the Adjutant General Branch and runs a web portal specifically meant
for veterans and Veer Naris called 'Indian Army Veterans Portal"
(www. indianarmyveterans.gov.in ).
The Veterans Outreach App has specific
features like "Ask a question" and "Locator Services" that enable
locating Ex-Serviceman Cells, ECHS Polyclinics, Station Canteens and
Sainik Aram Garh's all across the country. The app also facilitates
route guidance on a google map to any chosen service facility. A
link has also been provided to a "Pension Calculator" on the PCDA
(P) web site called ‘Suvigyai’ which enables a veteran to check
his/her pension entitlements.