Brief history of TSEWA

A handful of Veterans from three services met in April 2015 to chalk out the mode for protesting the delay in grant of OROP. In the process, Tri Services Ex-servicemen Welfare Association (TSEWA) was born in May- June 2015.

14 June  2015 : Decision made to found an apolitical and dedicated ESM Organisation for welfare of ESM in Telangana and AP.

13 July 2015 : Registered as a Society under the AP Societies Registration Act 2001 as adopted by Telangana and granted Regn No 495/2015 by Registrar of Societies Hyderabad.

17 July 2015 : First Executive Committee Meeting held (at the residence of Hony Capt B Joseph)

10 Oct 2015 : 1001st Member was enrolled Cpl Kuldeep Narain Saxena on 10th Oct.2015

Dec 2015 : First anomaly in pension proposed to be fought before AFT PB New Delhi flashed to members for joining the collective litigation in the matter.

01 Feb 2016 : First Awareness Camp held at Ottapalam Kerala

Feb 2016 : First case facilitated by TSEWA (OA 34/2016) filed before Principal Bench AFT New Delhi

06 April 2016 : First ESM settled abroad is enrolled as member Lt. Col. Satinder Pal Singh Parhar, SM (306)

14 June 2016 : Web Site Launched on First Raising Day on 14th.June 2016

25 Sep 2016 : First AGM of TSEWA held at Secunderabad

09 October 2016 : TSEWA Blog launched

04 Nov 2016 : First case facilitated by TSEWA won: Rs 2.89 Crores arrears accrued to applicants

31 May 2017 : The Bye Laws of TSEWA were amended to extend its activities and services to all Veterans, in India and abroad.

07 June 2017 : Exemption under Sec. 12A on 7th.Jun 2017 of IT Act 1961 was granted; Exemption under S 80G expected

16 June 2017 : ISO 9001-2015 was obtained in June 2017 from GIC London

25 Jun 2017 : Second AGM of TSEWA held at Secunderabad

Jan to May 2018 : Facilitated the resettlement of Capt VS Gurung, a War Wounded ESM of 1971 War and a POW through donations from Members of TSEWA

24 Jun 2018 : Third AGM of TSEWA held at Secunderabad

19 Aug 2018 :  National Confederation of ESM Organisations (NCESMO) established through the efforts of TSEWA with the aim of getting the Voice of ESM Community heard by the Policy Makers in the MoD. 11 ESM Organisations joined the NCESMO.

10 Nov 2018 : TSEWA Blog crossed one million hits

29 Nov 2018 :  First Meeting of Delegation of NCESMO with Hon’ble Raksha Mantri held at her South Block Office. RM was given detailed presentation on 10 Agenda Points and the RM promised detailed examination of these issues. She also assured that regular meetings will be held with the delegates in future also.

15 Jan 2019 :  Membership of TSEWA crossed 10,000 mark.