Oct 14, 2017

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

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 self – explanatory.

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 self-explanatory.
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
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F.No.7(8)/2017/D(Res.II)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Room No.237 ‘B’ Wing,
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
Date: 04.10.2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Appeal to donate minimum Rs.200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF).
An Appeal issued by Department of Ex -Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence for contributions to AFFDF is forwarded. The Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on 7th December every year to honour martyrs and men in uniform who fought bravely not only to protect the borders of our nation but also fight terrorism and insurgency. On this day, donations are collected from the general public for AFFDF which are used for the welfare and rehabilitation of war widows, dependents of the martyrs and ESM including the disabled.
2. DoPT is requested to kindly solicit the cooperation of the staff/officers of all Ministries/Departments to voluntarily donate a minimum amount of Rs.200/- out of their salaries for the month of Nov, 2017 so that the amount so collected is available before the Flag Day. The contributions may please be sent by 2 Dec. 2017, to
Secretary, Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat, West Block 4, Wing 7, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066.
(Santosh)
Joint Secretary
Tel:23015772
Joint Secretary (Estt.)
(Shri Gyanendra Dev Tripathi)
Department of Personnel & Training.
Room No.11, North Block
New Delhi
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Ministry of Defence
APPEAL
Dear Citizens,
The Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence has been working for the welfare and rehabilitation of war widows, wards of martyred soldiers and ESM including disabled by providing financial assistance for their identified personal needs such as penury grant, children’s education grant, funeral grant, medical grant and orphan/disabled children grant. This financial assistance is provided out of the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF) for which contributions are received from the general public on the Armed Forces Flag Day (AFFD) which is celebrated on 7 th December every year. Efforts are required to increase the contribution to the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund to meet the increasing requirement of financial assistance for our ex-servicemen, their wards and war-widows.
All citizens of India are requested to take the opportunity on this Flag Day on 7th December, to connect with the cause of war-widows, ESM, wards of the martyred soldiers and contribute generously to AFFDF in solidarity with our soldiers and their NoKs/dependents. Contributions to AFFDF are exempt from Income Tax under Section
80G(5)(vi) of the Income Tax Act,1961.
New Delhi
Date: 04.10.2017
Payments may be made to KSB Sectt. by A/c Payee Cheque/DD drawn in favour of the ‘Armed Forces Flag Day Fund A/c’ payable at New Delhi or deposited directly in the Savings Bank A/c No.3083000100179875 maintained at the Punjab National Bank at R.K. Puram, New Delhi (IFSC Code-PUNB0308300) or online at www.ksb.gov.in .