Hisar Military Station

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Hisar Military Station is the base headquarters of the 33rd Armoured Division of Mathura-headquartered I Corps strike battle formation of Jaipur-headquartered South Western Command of Indian Army.[1]

History[edit]

It was raised on 15 November 1982 by Major General L. B. Sondhi.[2] It was converted into a fully Armoured Division in December 1993.[2][3]

Facilities[edit]

Married Accommodation[edit]

Hisar Military station has 2366 married Dwelling Units (DU) of 152,200.000 Sqm carpet area for Officers, JCO’s & other ranks.[4][5]

Construction started in 2006 and work was completed in four packages (Pkg-II, III, IV & V) in April, 2009 at the cost o Rs. 250 crores at 2009 price.[4][6][7]

The scope of work comprises building work of RCC Frame structure construction (G+2 Storied), underground/overhead RCC reservoirs, Internal & External electrification, Internal & External Water supply, Road/Path/Culvers, Plumbing work, Sewage works etc. Whole project completed in 30 months period without any penalty.[4][8]

After waiting over a year for the authorities to act on a complaint of alleged irregularities and corruption at the Hisar Military Station, a Colonel has petitioned the President and the Defence Ministry seeking their intervention.[9][10][11][12] The Army has denied the allegations.[9][10][12]

Schools[edit]

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Military Station, Hisar and Army Public School, Hisar provide the school education within the cantonment.

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Military Station, Hisar provides education facilities in the cantonment area under Kendriya Vidyalaya system.[13]

Army Public School, Hisar was also established in 1990 within the cantonment area to provide education facilities.[14]

Medical and Hospital Care[edit]

In 2011, a 250-bedded Military Hospital, Hisar was inaugurated to provide medical facilities.[15][16][17][18] The Military Hospital in Hisar is the 111th hospital of the Army. When fully commissioned the hospital will have nine specialities. It will also have a Blood Bank, an ICU and a Physiotherapy Department.[19]

Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) for the Ex-Services & Their Families[edit]

In addition to Military Hospital, Hisar, Central medical Center near Dabra Chowk, NC Jindal Institute of Eye Care at Model Town and Dr. kalra's Sarvodya Multispeciality Hospital opposite Red Cross on Delhi Road in Hissar town are also on the official list of hospitals empannelled to provide the medical care to the ex-servicemen and their families under the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS),[20][21][22][23]

CSD Canteen[edit]

CSD Canteen, Hisar depot run by the Canteen Stores Department (India) is on the Delhi Road, just opposite the Police Post.[24]

With effect from January 1, 2009, following are the new monetary limits for buying Non-AFD Items (groceries and low value items) and AFD (Against Firm Demand) Items from the CSD stores. An AFD item can be bought only on the CSD Smart Card of the original cardholder.[25]

Golf Course[edit]

There is an 18 hole Hisar Army Golf Course at Hisar Military Station with wildlife, bar, changing area, separate course for ladies, etc.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army exercise". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Armoured Formations". Bharat Rakshak. Archived from the original on 29 September 2014. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Battalion celebrates Hilli day". The Tribune. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c http://www.vclgroup.in/hissar_tow_pro_rec.html
  5. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100115/harplus.htm#4
  6. ^ http://dgmap.nic.in/dg/dwelling-units-phase-II.html
  7. ^ http://mes.gov.in/tenderarch.php
  8. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/army-colonel-alleges-corruption-at-hisar-military-station/article6339146.ece
  9. ^ a b http://www.samachar.com/army-colonel-alleges-corruption-at-hisar-military-station-oivvN4gaaid.html
  10. ^ a b https://www.google.com.sg/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=corruption+hisar+army+
  11. ^ http://www.newslocker.com/en-in/region/hisar/colonel-alleges-coercion-to-retract-complaint-the-hindu/
  12. ^ a b http://www.thehindu.com/news/army-colonel-alleges-corruption-at-hisar-military-station/article6339146.ece
  13. ^ "Genesis". KV Military Station, Hisar. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  14. ^ "Overview". Army Public School, Hisar. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  15. ^ "Army Chief inaugurates military hospital in Hisar". The Indian Express. 14 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  16. ^ http://www.vclgroup.in/hissar_mili_pro_rec.html
  17. ^ http://www.samachar.com/Army-chief-opens-Military-Hospital-at-Hisar-lhogKQejdch.html
  18. ^ http://sainiksamachar.nic.in/englisharchives/2011/sep01-11/h13.htm
  19. ^ http://archive.indianexpress.com/news/briefly-region/817191/
  20. ^ http://indianarmy.nic.in/writereaddata/echsdocuments/emp-moa.pdf
  21. ^ http://indianairforce.nic.in/RTI/ECHSHandbook3rdissue.pdf
  22. ^ http://echs.gov.in/aboutus.html
  23. ^ http://echs.gov.in/rc/RC%20Hissar%20Empanelled%20Hosp.pdf
  24. ^ http://www.csdindia.gov.in/contactus/depot_west.aspx
  25. ^ http://www.theteamwork.com/articles/2016-2309-government-india-monthly-monetary-limit-csd-canteens.html