Chandigarh, April 9: Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a special grant of Rs 25 lakh for the development and upgrade of the Sikh Regiment Centre at Chandimandir.
The CM attended the ‘Baisakhi Lunch 2018’, hosted by the regiment in the Khetarpal Officers’ Institute at the Chandimandir Military Station.
Recalling his association with the Army, Capt Amarinder reiterated his commitment to the welfare of the soldiers and ex-servicemen. He said the grant would help in the development of sports infrastructure and other related facilities at the centre. He reaffirmed his government’s commitment to extend all possible assistance to the defence personnel and their families.
Earlier, the Colonel of the regiment, Lt Gen SK Jha, thanked the CM for efforts to ensure a second career for JCOs and Other Ranks (ORs) after their superannuation from the defence services. General Jha lauded Capt Amarinder’s regimental spirit and acknowledged his concern for the well-being of soldiers.