Appeal of Department of Ex-Serviceman Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF): DOPT OM dated 01.09.2023
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 1st September, 2023
Subject:- Appeal of Department of Ex-Serviceman Welfare to donate minimum Rs. 200/- to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF).
The undersigned is directed to forward herewith a copy of D.O letter No.7(3)/2023-D (Res.II) dated 06th August, 2023, received 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 Department of Ex-Serviceman Welfare may be please brought to the notice of the respective DDOs and all the employees working in respective Ministry/Department including the Attached/Subordinate offices and other organizations for necessary action.
(Zilev Singh Vical)
Joint Secretaries (Administration) of all Ministries/Departments
Copy for information to:
l. Dr. Pudi Hari Prasad, Joint Secretary, M/o Defence, D/o Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Room No.99-A, South Block, New Delhi-110011.
2. NIC, DoPT with the request to upload this O.M along with the enclosure on DoPT’s Website.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE
SOUTH BLOCK, NEW DELHI-110011
August 09, 2023
Dear Shri Manoj Kumar Dwivediji
The Armed Fores Flag Day (AFFD) is observed on 7th December every year to honour Battle Casualties 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 Battle casualties and Ex-Servicemen (ESM) including the disabled. An appeal issued by the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of of Defence requesting for contributions to AFFDF in solidarity with our soldiers and their next of kins (NoKs) / dependents is forwarded herewith.
2. DoPT is requested to kindly solicit the cooperation of the Staff/officers of all Ministries/Department to voluntarily donate a minimum amount of Rs.200/- out of their salaries for the month of November. 2023 so that the amount so collected is available before the Flag Day. The contributions may please be sent by 02nd December, 2023 to Secretary, Armed Forces Flag Day Fund, West Block-4, Wing-7, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066.
(Dr. Pudi Hari Prasad)
Manoj Kumar Dwivedi,
Additional Secretary (Estt.)
DoPT, Room No.109,