The Director General Resettlement, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi has the over-all responsibility for resettlement of Ex-service personnel including officers, disabled Ex-servicemen, their families, widows of Ex-servicemen and their dependents. The Welfare work including care and help required by Ex-servicemen, their families and families of serving/deceased Armed Forces Personnel is undertaken by the Kendriya Sainik Board, New Delhi. The Kendriya Sainik Board is presided over by Raksha Mantri and has other Ministers in the Ministry of Defence as members. State Chief Ministers and State Ministers, In-charge of Resettlement of Ex-servicemen are members of Kendriya Sainik Board. At the State level, Rajya Sainik Board undertake various welfare measures in respect of Ex-servicemen and their dependents of the State. The Director of Sainik Welfare is one of the Heads of the Departments and declared as an independent Director. The Department of Sainik Welfare functions under administrative control of Home Department at Secretariat level.
The authorized staff strength of the Directorate of Sainik Welfare is as under :
The Directorate is divided into â€“05- sections as given below :-
The Director, Sainik Welfare is responsible to the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Kendriya Sainik Board, New Delhi for efficient functioning of the Department. His other functions are as given below :-
He shall assist the Director in discharge of his responsibilities. His other duties are as given below:-
Whenever Superintendent proceeds on long leave or the post is vacant, the Senior Assistant (senior most in case two are present) of each section shall attend to the normal duties of Superintendent. No staff member will proceed on leave unless his or her charge is handed over to another member in the same section.
Aim of this office order is to delineate specific responsibilities to every member of the Directorate for its smooth functioning. Adherence to these orders by all members will result in efficient functioning. The Directorate has to keep its house in order, so that it can guide, advise and motivate 23 Zilla Sainik Welfare Offices to discharge their responsibilities. The office order must be understood and implemented in true letter and spirit by all members. All must remember their bounden duty is to provide prompt service to Ex-servicemen, their dependents and families of serving soldiers. This can only be accomplished if the contents of above office orders are implemented without resorting to disciplinary proceedings for failure to do oneâ€™s assigned duties. These office orders shall be amended from time to time to keep pace with changing situations.
The duties of Junior Assistant are detailed below. Where there are more than one Junior Assistant in the district due to heavy quantum of work, the functions will be distributed among all the Junior Assistants by the ZSWOs.
The functions Welfare Organiser are detailed below. Where there are more than one post in the district due to heavy quantum of work, the functions will be distributed among all the Welfare Organisors by the ZSWO.