Parrikar launches Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat’s interactive web portal

, 10:19 PM IST

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday launched an interactive web portal of Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat here.

The interactive portal facilitates ex-servicemen and dependents to submit online applications under various welfare schemes.

At present, it contains website and workflow software for online submission of Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for the sons and wards of the ex-servicemen. On this occasion, the Defence Minister also unveiled the user manual of the interactive web-portal.

The portal, which is developed by National Informatics Centre at a cost of 58.93 lakhs rupees, will later contain workflow software for all the schemes of the Secretariat which will provide complete information about Kendriya Sainik Board secretariat, its welfare schemes and allied activities.

It will also facilitate submission of applications online for assistance by ex-servicemen and war widows from anywhere and anytime. (ANI)