16 (I) Armd Bde organised an outreach interaction with Veer Naris and Widows of Pathankot region on 18 January 2018. The Interaction was organised to resolve pension related issues, provide medical aid and address the grievances of Veer Naris & Widows. 67 Veer Naris/Widows of the Region participated in the event. Brig Ashish Shah, Commander, Black Arrow Brigade addressed the Veer Naris & Widows and assured them that their problems would be attended to and resolved by the Black Arrow Brigade.
2 MECH INF [1 JAT (LI)], conducting unit on behalf of the Formation had set up, a number of awareness and assistance stalls incorporating representatives of various Banks and ECHS to resolve the problems of Widows. Medical Camp for medical check up of them was established by 2016 Field Hospital. Paraplegic Wheelchairs were distributed to the hemiplegy widows and shawls were gifted to all the Widows who attended the interaction by Mrs Preeti Shah, Chairperson, FWO Black Arrow Bde. The interaction was very well received by the Veer Naris and Widows and generated a lot of enthusiasm amongst them. The interaction concluded with lunch for all participants.