Initiatives of Indian Navy for ESM

A number of initatives have been taken by the Indian Navy in recent years towards the improvement of veterans’ welfare. These have been collated and may be viewed by clicking on the relevant topic below.

  • ‘ESM Handshake’ Online Community Forum An ‘ESM Handshake’ online community forum for ex-servicemen (ESM) has been launched by CNS to facilitate :- All naval veterans are requested to register on the portal. Registration is a very simple process which takes just about a minute. A pictorial guide on the registration process may be accessed here. Read more

  • In order to facilitate wider/ quicker dissemination of information, as well as to establish a direct link with Indian Navy Ex Servicemen, an X (Twitter) account ‘Indian Navy Veterans (@NAVYESM)’ is being operated/ handled exclusively by DESA since May 21. This handle follows all the other official IN X handles and handles of agencies dealing… Read more

  • The Indian Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Uber, as its exclusive mobility partner to offer transportation solutions for official travel and commutes of naval officers, staff, and families across the country. The MoU aims to provide reliable, convenient, safe and economical mobility solutions for personal travel and commute of naval personnel… Read more

  • IHQ MoD (Navy) has launched the Indian Naval Grievance Redressal & Monitoring System (INGRAMS) for veterans on 01 Dec 23 with the aim to facilitate registration, recording , tracking and monitoring of the following grievances raised by Veterans, Veer Naaris and Next of Kin. NAVPEN and DESA have been designated as primary stakeholders in the… Read more

  • A Navy-wide toll-free IVRS based helpline number 1800-11-0412 was launched by the Chief of the Naval Staff on 18 Apr 24 towards providing a single point access for veterans and serving personnel for resolving their grievances/ queries. Salient features of the IVRS are as follows: – Read more