Chairing a meeting of the Board, he also approve a training grant of Rs 2,000 per month for National Defence Academy (NDA) cadets belonging to the city.
The Board approved the enhancement of grant to WW-II veterans from the prevailing Rs 3,000 to Rs 9,000 per month, an official statement from the Lieutenant Governor's office said.
In the meeting, Mr Baijal directed that measures should be explored to augment financial resources to boost welfare measures for ex-servicemen.
It was also decided and approved that the NDA cadets, who are bona fide residents of Delhi, will be given a training grant of Rs 2,000 every month up to three years out of the Budgetary Allotment to encourage them to join the Defence Forces.
The Lieutenant Governor advised officers to undertake such steps that augment the financial resources of the Board so as to boost the welfare measures for the ex-Servicemen and bring about a qualitative change in their standard of living.
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