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Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated every year on 7 December to celebrate the contribution of Armed Forces in securing the borders of India.
2.      Under the Ministry of Defense, the KendriyaSainik Board (KSB)is the apex body responsible for implementation of Government policies and schemes for the welfare of Ex-Servicemen (ESM) of Indian Defence Forces and their families.  Hon’ble RakshaMantriis the President of KSB, while Secretary, KSB, heads the Secretariat of the Board which manages the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF).
3.      The Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF)is utilized towards welfare schemes for Ex-Servicemen and their families.  Contributions to the AFFDF are collected in recognition of the valuable sacrifices made by the veterans of the Defence Forces of India.
4.      Contributions to the AFFDF can be made using any of the following means:

  1. By cheque/demand draft drawn in favour of “Armed Forces Flag Day Fund”.Secretary, KendriyaSainik Board, West Block-IV, Wing-VII, R.K.Puram, New Delhi - 110066


  1. Online through RTGS/NEFT as per following details:

Account name: Armed Forces Flag Day Fund
Name of Bank: Punjab National Bank
Account Number: 308300010079875
IFS Code: PUNB0308300


Account name: Armed Forces Flag Day Fund
Name of Bank: ICICI Bank
Account Number: 182401001380
IFS Code: ICIC0001824

5.      The Indian community in Kuwait is encouraged to contribute to AFFDF directly as mentioned above.

12 January 2021