Report of ESM meeting by Hav Arulappan, Secretary, Villupuram District ESM Association
A Ex Servicemen Meeting was held at Ulagamani Marriage Hall at Villupuram from 10 AM on 22 Oct 2017 under the arrangements of Villupuram District Ex Servicemen Association. Dr S Saravanan, Managing Director, of newly empaneled ES Hospital in Villupuram, spoke about the procedures and facilities available at the Hospital. Dr R. Krishnamurthy, Medical Director of Dr. Aggarwal Eye Hospital, Villupuram, spoke about the facilities available in his hospital and steps taken to get it empaneled to ECHS.. Thereafter, Sub Jeyakumar (Retd), spoke on the needs of strengthening the Association at Villupuram.
Then Col B Jayaraj, OIC ECHS Polyclinic, Villupuram conducted a small presentation on ECHS awareness in local language and also explained the various problems faced by ECHS PC like Non Availability of medicines, limited Local Purchase Powers, etc.
Then members of TSEWA from Hyderabad including Brig Vidyasagar, Col Veeramani, Commodore Parakela and Col Krishnan conducted presentations on 7th pay commissions, pension issues and various welfare schemes of TSEWA.
A community lunch was served for all officers, JCOs , other ranks and ladies soon after.
After lunch, one to one meeting was held between aggrieved ESMs and TSEWA officials and also a free eye camp was also organised by Dr Aggarwal Hospital for all ESMs and their dependants.
A write up on the event was published in Dinamalar Newspaper on 23 Oct 2017.
Villupuram District ESM Association