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2000 ex-servicemen get job offers at Bengaluru Job Fair


Bengaluru: About 2,000 ex-servicemen from the army, navy and air force were offered employment in the corporate sector at a job fair here on Sunday.

Air Officer Commanding Chief Air Marshal SRK Nair also expressed gratitude to the corporate sectors for offering this opportunity to ex-servicemen

We are grateful to the corporate sector for employing our well-trained and disciplined ex-servicemen in its private firms,

Organised by the Delhi-based Directorate General Resettlement, the fair was held at the Jalahalli air force station.

Around 55 private firms from five southern states and Maharashtra participated in the fair and offered jobs to our defence personnel,

Jobs were offered in diverse areas such as management, human resource, healthcare, aviation, finance, telecom and safety-cum-security.

(Inputs from IANS)

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Veterans to continue stir, end fast-unto-death


By NewsGram Staff Writer

Thoda hai thode ki zarurat hai.

A day after the government announced that it shall implement the OROP scheme for the military, ex-servicemen said on Sunday they will continue their protest but end the fast-unto-death.

4_OROP_Protest_Jan_2511711gAddressing a press conference here, Maj Gen (Retd) Satbir Singh, leader of the association leading the agitation, said the protest will continue till four specific points raised by the ex-servicemen are not accepted by the government.

The agitation will continue. We will intensify it further,” he told the media near the Jantar Mantar here, adding that not much money was required to fulfill their remaining demands.

“Only Rs.30 crore would be needed,” he said.

He also said that rallies of ex-servicemen would be organised across the country on September 12.


(with inputs from IANS)

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