EX-Servicemen Welfare Office

The District Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare Office also known as District Soldiers’ Sailors’ and Airmen’s (DSS&A) Board is functioning at Room No.201-204, Collectorate Annex Building. The District Collector is the President of the DSS&A Board and the Assistant Director Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare functions as the Secretary of the board. Besides, a senior retired Commissioned Officer is nominated as Vice President of the Board. The office telephone number is 04366-220210 and the e-mail ID is Ex-Servicemen and their Widows population of the district is as follows:-

Sl.No Office Details
01 Ex-Servicemen 1430
02 Widows 557
03 War widows 02
04 War disabled 05

Resettlement and Rehabilitation of War Widows / War disabled
Ex-Servicemen and their families is being undertaken under the aegis of Directorate of Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare, No.22 Rajah Muthiah Salai, Chennai-03. The District office functions as Special Employment Cell for retired personnel of the Armed Forces. Ex-Servicemen are sponsored to various agencies against employment vacancies reserved exclusively for them.

In addition, the office is entrusted with the responsibility to create awareness amongst Ex-Servicemen and their dependents regardingRe-Settlement / Self-Employment / Facilities / Benefits / Schemes available and furthermore provide assistance towards availing the same. Digitalisation of Ex-Servicemen / Widows data and their dependents, a major project is underway. Facility exists for online updation of details by logging on to

An overall view of the Departmental activities and various welfare measures available can be obtained from the following links:


Assistant Director,

Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare,
Tiruvarur – 610 004.