Zainik Welfare

The Department of Sainik Welfare under Government of Kerala is formed with the aims of looking after the welfare of all personnel of Armed Forces belong to the State both serving and retired, Administration and utilization of various funds meant for the Welfare of Ex-Servicemen community and Promote the Youth to join the Indian Armed Forces. The Department is also responsible for the implementation of various programmes for the welfare and settlement of Ex-servicemen, their dependents and War widows.

The Administrative Control of the Department of Sainik Welfare is with General Administration (Sainik Welfare) Department of the State Government, which comes under the portfolio of Hon’ble Chief Minister. The Director of Sainik Welfare is the Head of the Department and Zila Sainik Welfare Officers are the Controlling Officers for the District. The Director is also the Secretary of the State Managing Committee of Amalgamated Fund and Secretary, Rajya Sainik Board and Flag Day Fund Committee. The Directorate is located at Vikas Bhavan, Thruvananthapuram. Each Districts have a Zila Sainik welfare Office. The Zila Sainik Welfare Office of Idukki Districts located at the New Block, 1st Floor of Mini Civil Station, Thodupuzha.

At the national level, Director General Resettlement and Kendriya Sainik Board under the Ministry of Defence have overall responsibility to plan and organize activities of resettlement and welfare of ex-servicemen.

Name of District Officer : Sri. A Kishan
Designation : Zila Sainik Welfare Officer
Office, Address : New Block, 1st Floor, Mini Civil Station, Thodupuzha, Idukki – 685584
Telephone : 04862–222904
e-Mail : zswoidukki[at]
For details of various Rehabilitation and Welfare Schemes for Ex-servicemen community, please visit the following websites
Department of Sainik welfare, Kerala :
Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB) :
Director General Resettlement (DGR) :
Department of Ex-Servicemen welfare, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India :