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Give Veterans a Second Career: Army Commander

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Jammu Tawi, September 21: Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Upendra Dwivedi on Wednesday focused on empowering ex-servicemen by preparing them for a second career, after retirement, so they can contribute more to the society and also for positive parenting in order to achieve well-being for the future. generations.

Delivering the keynote address at a three-day Command Augmented Wellbeing Support 2022 seminar here in Nagrota, General Officer Commanding-in-C (GOC-in-C) Lt. Gen. Dwivedi said that There was a need to empower ex-servicemen by preparing them for a second career.

Officials informed that Lt. Gen. Dwivedi stressed that soldiers, who complete their service in the army at a very young age, should be well acquainted with all second career options, so that they contribute more to society.

He understood that after training and service in the army, an individual became more professional and disciplined and absorbed in the civil services or belt forces (police or paramilitary), they would become an asset to society .

The general officer maintained that special educational camps would be organized in partnership with private employers of multinational corporations to educate soldiers about second career options.

The general officer also said that physical, mental and spiritual health are three major indicators to ensure the well-being of our present and future generations.

“We must focus on the three pillars of physical, mental and spiritual health to ensure the well-being of our present and future generations,” the general officer said, adding, “

The General Officer highlighted the negative influence of social media on children and emphasized positive parenting to keep children in a positive frame of mind.

“The negative influence of social media on children negatively affects their overall well-being, to overcome it it is essential to ensure positive parenting,” the Lt. General said.