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07 December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day

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07 December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

01-December-2018

Armed Forces Flag Day – 2018

Since 1949, 07 December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day throughout India to honour the martyrs as well as men and women in uniform, who valiantly fight on our borders to safeguard the country’s honour. It is an important occasion to remind the nation of its obligation to look after veterans, disabled soldiers, war widows and dependents of those who have sacrificed their lives for the safety, honour and Integrity of the motherland.

The ‘Armed forces Flag Day Fund’ (AFFDF) has been constituted by the Government of India for the welfare and rehabilitation of the Ex-Servicemen (ESM) community. There are more than 30 lakh ESM Including 6.5 Iakh widows and around 60,000 ESM are added every year due to early superannuation. Contributions received from prospective donors of AFFDF are utillsed to provide basis sustenance needs of the ESM community through a medium of welfare schemes.

The aim of the campaign to generate awareness about the ‘Armed Forces Flag Day Fund‘ and encourage people to contribute generously. Several cashless payment methods have been setup and made available. You can send your contributions via PayTM number ‘8800462175’ and UPI code: armedforcesflagdayfund@sbi – To contribute using Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking log on to ksb.gov.in/armed-forces-flag-day-fund.htm

This year the programme MoD has planned to run has been in effect from 01 November, 2018 and would continue till December 31, 2018. You can show your sense of pride by wearing the flag representing three services from 01 November to 31 December 2018. These flags are available at all Government offices. Alternatively, printable version of the flags can be downloaded from www.ksb.gov.in.

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Appeal of D/o Ex-servicemen Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund

Appeal of D/o Ex-servicemen Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund.

F.No.-A 28011/124/2011-Ad.III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 8th November, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Appeal of D/o Ex-servicemen Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund.

The undersigned is directed to forward herewith a copy of OM No.7(8)/2017/D (Res.II) dated 16th August, 2018, from D/o Ex-servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, the contents of which are self explanatory.

2. It is requested that the appeal made by D/o Ex-servicemen Welfare may please be brought to the notice of the respective DDOs and all the employees working in your Ministry/ Department including the Attached/ Subordinate offices and other organizations for necessary action.

(Juglal Singh)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
Tel: 23092338

Source: DoPT

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Appeal of Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF)

Appeal of Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF)

URGENT

F.No.16/4/2016-JCA2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 11th October, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Appeal of Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF). The undersigned is directed to forward herewith a copy of the O.M. No.
7(8)/2017/D (Res. II) dated 4th October, 2017 the contents of which are selfexplanatory.

2. It is requested that the appeal made by Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare may please be brought to the notice of the respective DDOs’ and of all the employees working in all the Attached/Subordinate offices of your Ministry/Department as well as the principal offices for necessary action.

(D.K. Sengupta)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

To

Joint Secretaries(Administration) of all Ministries/Departments
Copy for information to:
1. Shri. Santosh, Joint Secretary, M/o Defence, D/o Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Room No. 237, ‘B’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011.
2. NIC, DoPT with the request to upload this O.M. alongwith the enclosures on DoPT’s website.

Source: DoPT

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Revision of rate of Penury Grant from Rs.1,000 p.m. to Rs.4,000 p.m. w.e.f. 01.04.2017: DESW Order

Revision of rate of Penury Grant from Rs.1,000 p.m. to Rs.4,000 p.m. w.e.f. 01.04.2017: DESW Order

No.4(5)/D(Res-II)/2017
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

Room No.237, ‘B’ Wing,
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011.
dated the 08th June, 2017

Subject: Revision of rate of Penury Grant funded out of Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF).

It has been decided with the approval of the competent authority to enhance the rate of Penury Grant to the non-pensioner Ex-Servicemen/Widows (above 65 years of age) under the Scheme of Raksha Mantri Ex-Servicemen Welfare Fund (funded out of Armed Forces Flag Day Fund) from Rs.l,000/- per month per beneficiary to Rs.4,0.00/- per month per beneficiary.

2. The revised rate will come into force with effect from 1st April, 2017.

(Santosh)
Joint Secretary to Government of India
Tele: 230145772

Secretary (KSB), KSB,
West Block-IV, R.K. Puram,
New Delhi-1110066.

Press Note:
Penury Grant to Non-Pensioner Ex-Servicemen/Widows Enhanced

Copy to:
Director,Rajya Sainik Board
All States/UTS.

A Copy for information to:

l. Adjutant General, Q of MoD (Army),South Block, New Delhi.

2. Chief of Personnel (CoP), IHQ of MOD (Navy), Sena Bawan, New Delhi.

3. Air Officer In-charge (Personnel), Air Hqtrs, Vayu Bhawan, New Delhi.

4. Lt. Gen (Dr.) Balbir Singh, President, Indian, Ex-Servicemen League(IESL), Nayaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021

5 . Air; Marshal (Retd) T.S. Radhawa, Senior Vice President, Air Force Association, Air Force Station, Race Course, New Delhi-l 10 003.

6. Capt. N.K. Mahajan, President, Disabled War Veterans, C-6-18/1, Safdarjung Development Area (Behind Haus Khas Telephone Exchange) New Delhi-110016.

7. Director General Resettlement, West Block-IV, R.K. Puram, New Delhi – 110066.

8. MD, ECHS,Central Organizatiion, ECHS, AG’s Branch, IHQ of MoD (Army), Mode Lines, Delhi Cantt, 1150010.

9. ADG (Media), Ministry of Defence alongwith copy of Press Note.

10. PS to Hon’ble RM/RRM;

11. PPS to Secretary, ESW.

Click here to download the Original Order from DESW Website

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