Armed Forces Flag Day – All You Need To Know
Armed Forces Flag Day AFFD is observed on 7th of December every year. The Armed Forces Flag Day is dedicated towards the collection of funds for the welfare of Veer Naaris, ex-servicemen and serving soldiers. This day is also observed to honor the Martyred, Serving Soldiers and their families.
The Armed Forces Flag Day was first observed in the year 1949. The funds are used for the rehabilitation of disabled soldiers and Welfare of Martyred Soldiers families. Small flags and Flag stickers are distributed in return for some donations form civil population. Apart from collection of funds, Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force organizes the displays and other functions.
Kendriya Sainik Board manages the AFFD which is a part of Ministry of Defence. The contributions are open throughout the year. According to Kendriya Sainik Board, the contribution is recommended to be done through account payee cheque payable to “Armed Forces Flag Day Fund” C/o Secretary, Kendriya Sainik Board, Ministry of Defence, West Block IV, Wing-VII, 2nd Floor, RK Puram, New Delhi – 110066″ or the funds may be directly deposited into the banks in favor of “ARMED FORCES FLAG DAY FUND” in account numbers mentioned in front of them.
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