.  Organisation Structure and Role of Department
. Key Contacts
. Financial Assistance
. Employment Assistance
. Rehabilitation Schemes
. Educational Concessions
. Housing
. Medical Aids
. Other Welfare Schemes
. Sainik Rest Houses
. Government Orders/Forms
. Flag Day Fund
. Latest



The Department of Sainik Welfare is formed to look after the welfare of all the personnel of Armed Forces from the State both Serving and retired.  The Administrative Control of the Department of Sainik Welfare is with General Administration (Sainik Welfare) Department which functions under the portfolio of Hon. Chief Minister   The Director of Sainik Welfare is the Head of the Department.  Zila Sainik Welfare Officers are the District Officers controlling District Offices (Zila Sainik Welfare Offices) of the Department. The Director is also the Secretary of State Managing Committee of Amalgamated Fund, the Rajya Sainik Board and the Flag Day Fund Committee.

At the national level, Director General Resettlement and Kendriya Sainik Board under the Ministry of Defence have overall responsibility to plan and organize activities of resettlement and welfare of ex-servicemen. The Directorate of Resettlement, Southern Zone, Pune maintains liaison with all southern States including Kerala.

Directorate of Sainik Welfare

            For the conduct of business at Headquarters, Director of Sainik Welfare is assisted by   Administrative Officer, Dy.Director, Assistant Director, Employment Officer,   Section Officer and Supporting Staff.

Role of the Department

All the activities of the Department of Sainik Welfare are organised to extend various forms of assistances to needy ex-servicemen and their dependents.

The Department maintains close liaison with all Government Offices, private and public enterprises, Banks and all prospective employers who are in a position to help ex-servicemen in their settlement.  The departments regularly organises various type of orientation training and welfare measures to help ‘the section of society’ that faces many hardships due to their long period of absence from their native State in the services of the Nation.

The Director of Sainik Welfare Co-ordinates the work of all the 14 Zila Sainik Welfare Offices in the State according to the policy of the State Government and guidelines issued by the Kendriya Sainik Board and Director General, Re-Settlement, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi.


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