Thoubal, May 28: While admitting that he is not fully familiar right at the moment with the rules and regulations for ex-servicemen framed under the Rajya Sainik Board retired Lieutenant General Konsam Himalay pledged his full commitment to work for the welfare of the ex-servicemen.
The new chairman of Manipur Public Service Commission made the promise during a reception held in his honour by Armed Forces Ex-servicemen Welfare Association (AFESWA) at the conference hall of 2nd Assam Rifle at Thoubal today.
Pointing out that the structures of Rajya Sainik Board is very important, Lt.Gen. Konsam Himalay said it is active in Churachandpur district but not so in the remaining districts of the state.
He promised the ex-servicemen extension of maximum cooperation from his side in overcoming the shortcomings they are presently encountering although he is engaged with the state government.
Retd.Lt.Gen.Konsam Himalay Singh has been conferred with four Presidential Award “Yudh Seva Medal-2000”, “Ati Vishist Seva Medal-2013”, “Uttam Yudh Seva Medal-2016”, “Param Vishist Seva Medal-2017” while he was stationed in Jammu in Kashmir.
President of AFESWA Manipur Colonel IS Chanam; president of AFESWA, Thoubal Retd Wing Commended AD Singh; commander of 2nd AR Lt. Colonel PP Upadhya; and ex-servicemen and widows of ex-servicemen attended the function.