‘Veer Parivar App’:
Context: President Ram Nath Kovind recently launched ‘Veer Parivar App’, a mobile application for families of CRPF personnel killed in the line of duty.
- The application will act as an interface between the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) authorities and the next of kin of the slain personnel.
- It will render all assistance to the families of the martyred CRPF personnel with regard to issuance of ex gratia, pensionary benefits and all information regarding the welfare schemes introduced for them by the government.
- The assistance will be provided to the families on a real-time basis. The CRPF headquarters in Delhi and various group centres across the country will respond to these issues.
- The Android-based app will be installed by the force’s officials securely on the phone of the families and will not be available over the app stores.