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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

If you plan to visit the hills this summer : Check this out too !!!

Let’s take a break from the boring stuff :-)

Col Vinod Awasthy, VSM, sends this in.

He runs a family vacation home in Shimla hills by the name of VEERGARH.

The place has independent suites and separate bedrooms and Col Awasthy offers a discount of 40% to service officers (on production of I-Card) on the already reasonable tariffs. You may like to visit the website www.veergarh.com

One request to Col Awasthy. He may like to examine the feasibility of including retired officers and their families under the 40% discount scheme.

And by the way, if you are driving down to Shimla, don’t forget to take a lunch break at the dhaba ‘Shan-e-Himachal’ at Dharampur - also run by a Colonel’s son.

Information on special discounts for faujis and their families is welcome.


Ramani said...

Dear Navdeep,
very interesting.if you can give similar info on other hill stations like ,ooty,nainital,kodaikanal etc,
it will be very useful.

Col VT Venkatesh(Retd) said...

In Ooty there is Ratan Tata Officers holiday home where armed forces personeel get substantial discounts.The room rent was only about 300/day during 2006.
The contact No is 04232442216

Anonymous said...

I can bet for Dhaba Shan-e-Himachal where I have eaten a No of times.In fact a couple of times went specially from Ambala.I request Col to include retired officers in his concession list .Well I am also in that list now .... retired

Col P B

SeeKay said...

For the information of all: I sent an email this morning and this is the response I received:

"Thanks for showing interest in our Property Veergarh.The place where Veergarh is located is known as Shoghi and it is at 6000ft. which is less than proper Shimla.

The dicount that we are offering is to all serving as well as the retired officers across the board.

Hope to hear from you soon.


Anonymous said...


d b tingre said...

great going awasthy sir, will drop in at the earliest oportunity

Bobby said...

Today I contacted them for a room. They offered 10% discount for me as serving defence officer.
Wg Cdr VG Thomas

RajivS said...

Can someone kindly give me the number of the officer's holiday home in wellington which is 4km from coonoor?

Thank you


The rates of double bed room in ratan tata officers holiday home, ooty is Rs. 750 per day for serving armed forces officers. First u need to block a room and then forward advance amount. the room will be booked on your name. You can pay the remaining amount after reaching there!!!!!!!!

Baldev Singh Narang said...

How do we contact the holiday home?



You are requested to implement this facility for JCOs/OR and their family also


Hav YA Khan

Abhey said...

TATA has many other holiday homes too. Check out the complete site at - sbpinfo.blogspot.com/2016/10/tata-group-holiday-homes.html