Kochi(Agencies): The Zonal office of Area Accounts Office under the Controller of Defence Accounts (Chennai) will be inaugurated by Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)and head of Defence Accounts Department, Nand Kishore here on Monday.

'Suvigya'the pension enquiry system developed by DAD for 23 lakh defence pensioners is also being launched on Monday, a Defence press release said.
Establishment of the zonal office will drastically reduce time for processing claims preferred by Kerala based units under the Ministry of Defence as hitherto they had to be sent to Chennai.
The release said the first training session on 'Suvigya'launched on October 1 2010 by Defence minister AK Antony at New Delhi,would be formally inaugurated by Neelam Nath,Secretary, Ex- Servicemen Welfare,Ministry of Defence.
Training would be attended by 14 officers from Rajya Sinik/Zilla Sainik Board of the state government which is being conducted by DAD.