Army Chief meets Rajasthan CM in Jaipur

Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Wednesday met Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot at his official residence.

Updated: Aug 01, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

Jaipur: Army Chief General Bikram Singh, who was in the state capital for a two-day visit to the South- Western Command, on Wednesday met Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at his official residence.
During the meeting, Singh and Gehlot talked on issues pertaining to civil-military relations and also discussed mutual assistance programmes towards development projects and human resources progression in the region.

They also discussed enhanced incentives for awardees, besides establishment of Rajasthan Ex-serviceman Corporation and provision of land and monetary grant for welfare schemes of the army.

The Army Chief thanked the Chief Minister for various initiatives taken by the Rajasthan government for welfare of ex-servicemen and `Veer Naris`, an army spokesperson said.

Singh, along with his wife and Central Family Welfare Organisation (CFWO) president Bubbles Singh, thereafter left for Bathinda to visit the Chetak Corps, before returning to Delhi.