Veteran Sailor's Forum
(VSF)

 

 

1.  With a view to espouse the cause of retired sailors, widows & NOKs and also to promote awareness about Indian Navy in the country, a Veteran Sailors' Forum (VSF) has been set up wef 10 Apr 08 at Delhi. VSF is secular & non political. The cardinal objectives are as follows:-

(a) To provide focused attention to ex-sailors/widows/dependents of ex-sailors on welfare related issues, namely, children's education, post retirement benefit, rehabilitation, vocational training/courses, entitlements from Central and State Govt etc.

(b) To assist in resettlement and provide assistance to the needy and help them in their ventures for charitable, social and philanthropic causes.

(c) To provide an interface with IHQ/MOD(N), viz, DESA, INBA, NWWA, DGR, CABS, NPO etc towards availing various benefits earmarked for ex-servicemen under various schemes promulgated from time to time.

(d) To provide a platform for sharing/dissemination of information related to opportunities/difficulties faced by the ex-sailors and widows/NOKs.

(e) Furtherance of Naval image in the civil world through measures such as highlighting values of honesty & integrity to the nation, projecting achievements of the naval community to the society etc.


2. Membership. All ex-sailors can become lifetime members of VSF by filling up membership form and paying one time subscription as follows: -

(a) Hon LTs/Hon SLTs/MCPOs/CPOs - Rs 300/-
(b) Petty Officers & below - Rs 200/-
(c) Widows are offered Honorary membership free of cost. They will, however, have to fill up the VSF membership form.

3. The subscription can be forwarded in cash/as bank draft/local Cheque in favour of ''VSF Fund” payable at New Delhi.

4. Postal Address. Joint Director (VSF)
Directorate of Ex - Servicemen's Affairs
Room No. 401, Fourth Floor Chanakya Bhawan
Chanakya Puri New Delhi - 110021

5. E mail. vsfdelhi@yahoo.com
Phone - 011- 24121068    Fax-011- 26880943

6. Website. - Under preparation

7. Membership Form. The membership form for VSF can be collected from VSF office or
click here to download (2 pages). Filled in form (hard copy) and attested copies of PPO and service particulars from discharge book are to accompany the subscription as per para 2 above.

8. Office Bearers. Members desirous of taking on responsibilities in VSF on honorary basis are to contact JD (VSF).

9. Veteran Sailors' Forum registered under Societies Registration Act of 1860 vide S/62103 of 05 May 2008.

VSF CHARTERS HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED
AT ALL COMMNADS ON 15 SEP 08


THE CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESSES AND CONTACT DETAILS OF ALL VSF CHARTERS ARE AS FOLLOWS: -

MUMBAI CHARTER

CDR HK SADDAR, SECY VSF MUMBAI
SGAR, NAVAL SAILORS' INSTITUTE
MAHARSHI KARVE MARG
COLABA, MUMBAI – 400 021

TEL: 022-22025629
EMAIL: vsfmumbai@yahoo.com


VIZAG CHARTER

CAPT S SRIDHAR, SECY VSF VIZAG
THE FLAG OFFICER COMMANDING-IN-CHIEF
(FOR SSO (WELFARE))
HQENC, NAVAL BASE
VISAKHAPATNAM – 530 014

TEL: 0891-2812314
EMAIL: vsfvizag@yahoo.com


KOCHI CHARTER

CAPT GHANSHYAM OJHA, SECY VSF KOCHI
THE FLAG OFFICER COMMANDING-IN-CHIEF
(FOR SSO (WELFARE))
HQSNC, NAVAL BASE
KOCHI – 682 004

TEL: 0484-2661142
EMAIL: vsfkochi@gmail.com

STATEWISE JURIDICTION OF VSF CHARTERS
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENROLLING MEMBERS

 

CHARTER STATE/UNION TERRITORY
DELHI

J&K, HP, PUNJAB, HARYANA, DELHI, UTTARAKHAND, UP, MP, RAJASTHAN, BIHAR, JHARKHAND, CHHATTISGARH, CHANDIGARH & ALL NRI/NOT RESIDING IN ANY OF STATES / UNION TERRITORY NOT MENTIONED BELOW.

MUMBAI MAHARASHTRA, GUJRAT, DADAR & NAGAR HAVELI, DAMAN & DIU
VIZAG AP, ORISSA, WEST BENGAL, SIKKIM, MEGHALAYA, ASSAM, ARUNACHAL PRADESH, NAGALAND, MANIPUR, MIZORAM, TRIPURA, TAMILNADU, ANDAMAN & NICOBAR, PONDICHERRY
KOCHI KERALA, LAKSDWEEP, KARNATAKA, GOA