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MoU signed to give education scholarships to children of deceased soldiers

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The and the entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Sat Paul Mittal School, under which both the groups will offer educational scholarships to 100 children of the deceased soldiers of every year.

HS Kahlon, Directorate of Veteran (DIAV) and Bipin Gupta, representing the Nehru Sidhant Kendra Trust, signed the MoU in the presence of Bipin Rawat, the of army staff and Rakesh Bharti Mittal, of

Under the MoU, preference will be given to children of primary classes and girl children. will continue to render financial support to these children up to class 12.

The support will be available to the children of soldiers categorised as physical causalities that die in harness and are not covered by any other welfare schemes for purposes.

This noble initiative will help the Indian Army extend its reach to support the of the children of its deceased soldiers in a meaningful manner.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 15:50 IST