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.