Veterans Corner


Breaking up of the joint family system and changing socioeconomic environment has throw up new challengers for the society in general and senior citizen in particular. Service persons are most affected since they remain away from their homes due to service conditions. The family support traditionally enjoyment by the common Indian citizen is no more available to the elderly people. A need has been felt at the highest level in the Army to have Senior Citizen Home for the retired Army personal. A pilot project is in under construction at Punchhkula under the aegis of HQ Western Command.
Brief : Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centers. Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centers (PRC) at Kirkee and Mohali with a capacity of 109 and 40 beds respective are being run for rehabilitation of paraplegic and tetraplegic ex-servicemen, who have been injured during and where injury sustained by individual is attributable to military service. The centres are to provided after care and medical aid including free boarding, lodging and financial rehabilitation to such paraplegics/tetraplegic of three defence services.
Construction of Additional Married Accommodation to inmates of Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre (PRC), Mohali. Tender issued for commencement of construction of four specially designed (disabled friendly) additional married accommodation to inmates of PRC, Mohali.


Postal address of PRC Kirkee and Mohali are as under :-
Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre
Park Raod, Kirkee, Pune-411020 (Maharashtra)
Director – Dr (Col) RK Mukherjee (Retd)
Tele-020026023191 & 020-5803191
Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre
Director – Col JS Spehia (Retd)