Veterans Corner


Pre-Release Training in Govt/Private Institutions

AG’s Branch organises pre-release re-settlement training for JCOs/OR through the Directorate General Resettlement in Government and private institutions for duration ranging from one month to one year. Details of the courses are published every year in March by the Directorate General of Resettlement and issued to all Record Offices. The various type of vocational training courses conducted are Computer Related Courses; Security and Fire Officer’s Courses; Agro-Diary and Poultry Courses; Technical Courses; Management Courses; Medical related Courses and Miscellaneous Courses. Personnel with two years residual service may apply for these resettlement courses. Nominal roll of applicants are forwarded through respective regimental Record Offices to Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army) (AG’s Branch/CW-5) three months prior to commencement of courses. Detailments on these courses are done by Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army) two months prior to commencement of the course.


Army Industrial Training Institute (AITI), Ambala Cantt

The Army Industrial Training Institute (AITI), Ambala Cantt functions to impart vocational training in six different trades to retired/retiring JCOs/OR in their last three years of service and to the eligible wards of serving/retired Army personnel. The institute is a joint venture of Army and Govt of Haryana, which is functioning on the guidelines set by Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE & T), Ministry of Labour, Govt of India, New Delhi. The courses start on 01 Aug every year and these are at par with the Govt Industrial Training Institute. JCOs/OR can apply for admission to the courses run by Army ITI Ambala Cantt. Application for courses be submitted to Army ITI Ambala Cantt through respective Record Offices. The details of courses run by the institute is given below:-



Duration (Yrs)

Education Qualification

No of Seats


Computer Operator & Programming Assistant





Welder (Gas & Elect)







10th with Science



Mechanic Motor Vehicle


10th with Science & Math



Electronics Mechanic


10th with Science & Math



Mech Refrigeration & Air Conditioning


10th with Science & Math


       The address of the organisation is as under :-

Army ITI
HQ 2 Corps (EME Branch)
c/o 56 APO

Other Assistance

S.No Type of Assistance
Directorate of Training
1. Officer’s Training for retiring service personnel
2. JCOs/OR and equivalent training for retiring service personnel
3. ESM training for retired personnel
Directorate of Employment
1. Registration for officers
2. Registration for JCOs/OR and equivalent
3. Sponsoring for Ex-servicemen for jobs to Govt/ Pvt/ Corporate Sector
4. Security Agency
Directorate of Self Employment
1. Coal Transportation Scheme
2. Tripper Truck Scheme
3. Issue of Eligibility certificate for following schemes :-
(a) Allotment of oil product Agencies under 8% Defence Quota Scheme
(b) Rajiv Gandhi Gramin LPG Vitrak (RGGLV) scheme
(c) Regular LPG Distributorship Scheme
4. COCO Retail Outlets
5. Mother Dairy, Milk Booths and Safal Vegetables and fruit shops.
6. CNG Stations
7. Army Surplus Class V-‘B’ Vehicle
Directorate of Entrepreneurial & Loans
1. Semfex II, Semfex III and Prime Minister’s (Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)
2. “Desh Rakshak Dealership” scheme for Bata outlets. Details are available on website:


Resettlement Training Programme for Officer - 2013-14


Resettlement Training Programme for JCO / OR - 2013-14