Hon'ble Lt Governor of Delhi Shri Anil Baijal inaugurated the Sahara Naval Hostel for the 'Veer Naris' at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, today. Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff and Mrs Reena Lanba, President Naval Wives Welfare Association (NWWA) were also present in addition to several senior naval and civilian officials. The unique project steered by the Indian Navy for 'Naval Veer Naris' has been built in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnership with National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC).
The hostel addresses a long term need felt towards rehabilitation of Naval 'Veer Naris' and provide them a safe and secure environment which will help them rebuild their lives.
The Sahara Hostel comprises compact suites equipped with all necessary amenities for dignified living, along with a common Dining Hall and a Community Hall.
The office of the Naval Regimental System has also been co-located at the hostel for easy onsite assistance to the occupants of the Sahara Hostel.