BEIJING, Jan.10(Xinhua)-- In order to systematically standardize the recognition and award work in the field of veterans affairs, further promote the standardization and scientificization of recognition and awards in the field of retired servicemen affairs, encourage the broad masses of retired servicemen to build a new era of meritorious service and encourage the veterans affairs system to show their new achievements, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the Ministry of Organization, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, the Political Work Department of the Central Military Commission and other relevant military departments jointly issued the \"Measures for the Commendation for the Work of Retired Soldiers \"(hereinafter referred to as\" the Measures \"), a total of 15 articles issued as of effect from the date of promulgation.
The 《 Measures clearly state that three permanent projects have been set up for commendation and reward in the field of ex-soldier affairs: one is "National Model Veterans, National Model Units and Individuals for the Work of Ex-soldiers ", with a recognition period of five years; the other is" National Double Support Model City (County), National Double Support Model Units and National Double Support Model Individuals ", with a recognition cycle of four years; and the third is "Advanced Service Guarantee Units and Individuals (including Advanced Military Rest Units and Individuals, Advanced Military Retired Cadres), with a period of five years, with a general implementation period of two to three years after the commendation of the project. Among them, the national model ex-soldiers, the national model individuals for the work of ex-soldiers, the national model individuals for the patriotic support of the army, and the national model individual winners for the government and the people enjoy the treatment of the winners of the awards at the provincial and ministerial levels (the winners of the military personnel shall enjoy the treatment according to the relevant provisions of the army).
In order to highlight the guidance of the selection and recognition oriented towards the grassroots and the front line of production, the Measures clearly state that the evaluation and recognition should not be conducted at the sub-bureau level or equivalent to units and cadres at or above the sub-bureau level (including military civilian personnel), and that the proportion of cadres at the departmental level should be controlled within 20 percent. In addition, the Measures systematically standardize the scope of recognition and awards in the field of military affairs, the methods of recognition, the division of tasks, the procedure for commendation and the supervision of commendation.
The introduction of the 《 Measures is of great significance to the improvement of the system of policies and systems in the field of ex-servicemen affairs, to give full play to the leading role of advanced typical demonstration, to better encourage the majority of ex-servicemen to cherish their honours, to keep their true qualities and to forge ahead in a new era, and to further promote the institutions of management of ex-servicemen at all levels and the cadres and workers not to forget their original ideals and aspirations, to carry out their duties and to open up a new situation.