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Centre approves new Rajya Sainik Board for Ladakh


  • The Board will be an effective link between the Centre and the Ladakh Administration. 
  • Rajya Sainik Board will play an advisory role on the matters relating to the ex-servicemen, war widows, widows and non-combatants, including serving soldiers and their dependents. 
  • Zila Sainik welfare offices of Leh and Kargil will function under the newly constituted Rajya Sainik Board.
  • The Board provides access to the welfare schemes under the Raksha Mantri Ex-servicemen Welfare Fund and welfare and resettlement of ex-servicemen.