Governing Bodies

Puducherry Sainik Welfare Board The Puducherry Sainik Welfare Board is the apex body of the Department of Sainik Welfare, which formulates policies for resettlement, rehabilitation and welfare of Ex-servicemen and their families. The composition of the Board is:-


Chairman:Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor, Puducherry UT.
Vice-Chairman:Hon'ble Chief Minister, Puducherry UT.
Ex-Officio members: All Hon'ble Ministers of Union Territory of Puducherry.
Chief Secretary to Government, Puducherry.
All Secretaries to Government of Puducherry Union Territory.
GOC-in-C Southern Command HQ Dakshin Bharat Area, Chennai.
Director-General of Police, Puducherry.
Collector, Puducherry.
Collector, Karaikal.
Regional Administrator, Mahe.
Regional Administrator, Yanam.
Additional/Joint/Deputy/Under Secretary (Home).
NCC Group Commander, Puducherry.
Non-official members:

Four Ex-servicemen having interest in the welfare of the Ex-servicemen nominated by the Government of Puducherry from Puducherry/Karaikal/Mahe/Yanam regions.

Member 1:   To be nominated.
Member 2:   To be nominated.
Member 3:   To be nominated.
Member 4:   To be nominated.
Co-opted members:The Board has been empowered to co-opt any other Government Officer whose membership may, in the opinion of the Board, be of use to the Board.
Member-Secretary:Director, Department of Sainik Welfare.

Management Committee of the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund The Management Committee of Armed Forces Flag Day Fund is the apex body of the Department of Sainik Welfare, which formulates policies for resettlement, rehabilitation and welfare of ex-servicemen and their families. The composition of the Management Committee is:-


Chairman:Hon'ble Chief Minister, Puducherry UT
First Vice-Chairman:Chief Secretary to Government, Puducherry.
Second Vice-Chairman: GOC-in-C Southern Command HQ ATNK and K Area, Chennai.
Official members: Director-General of Police.
Collector, Puducherry.
Additional/Joint/Deputy/Under Secretary (Home), Puducherry.
Non-official members:

Four Ex-servicemen having interest in the Welfare of the Ex-servicemen nominated by the Government of Puducherry from Puducherry/Karaikal/Mahe/Yanam regions.

Member 1:   To be nominated.
Member 2:   To be nominated.
Member 3:   To be nominated.
Member 4:   To be nominated.

Two prominent citizens, Ex-service Officer residing in the Union Territory of Puducherry nominated by Integrated Ministry of Defence.

Member 1:   Rear Admiral Andre Arome, AVSM (Retd) - Fm: 2016 to 2017
Member 2:   Wing Commander __----
Co-opted members:

Secretary to Government,
Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare, New Delhi.

Director General Resettlement,
DESW, MoD, New Delhi.

Director,
Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS),
Central Organisation ECHS, Delhi Cantt-110 010.

Secretary,
Kendriya Sainik Board, New Delhi.

Director,
DRZ (South), Pune.

Secretary to Government in Industries/Labour and Finance.

Employment Officer, Puducherry.

Member-Secretary:Director, Department of Sainik Welfare.

Executive Sub-committee Is the sub-committee formed from amongst the members of Management Committee of Armed Forces Flag Day Fund and is empowered to approve/reject the proposals submitted by the Member-Secretary of the Committee (Director, Sainik Welfare) for various meetings, functions and events that pertain to Ex-servicemen welfare as well as assistance from the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund to Ex-servicemen/widows. Composition of Executive Sub-committee is:-


Chairman:Chief Secretary to Government
Member:Director-General of Police
Member:Secretary to Government (Welfare)
Member:Collector, Puducherry
Member-Secretary:Director, Department of Sainik Welfare.