You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Army to create separate & centralised fund to use donations

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

With the rise in number of queries to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance, the army has decided to create a separate and centralised fund for such a purpose.

"Of late, a large number of philanthropic organisations and individuals have been approaching in a benevolent gesture to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance.



"Post detailed deliberations, it was decided that donations/contributions would be accepted from such organizations and individuals through a separate and centralised fund focused for such a purpose," a Defence spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said a surge of such requests has come about post the Siachen avalanche where the lost 10 brave soldiers.

This would be in addition to the various existing schemes for the welfare of next of kins and children of battle casualties.

Accordingly, has opened a new bank account for welfare of bereaved families of Battle Casualties named "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties".

Organisations and individuals desirous of donating to the cause can transfer the contribution directly in the account of "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties" in the South Block Branch of Syndicate Bank.

The Branch Code, IFSC and Account no of the bank is 9055, SYNB0009055 and Account No- 90552010165915 respectively.

Alternatively, the amount can also be forwarded through Cheque/Demand Draft in favour of "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties" payable at at the following address Director Accounts Section, Adjutant General's Branch, Ceremonial & Welfare Directorate, IHQ of MoD (Army), New Delhi-110011.

"The contribution to the fund is purely voluntary in nature and the fund shall be exclusively used for the welfare of Next of Kins of Battle Casualties," the spokesperson added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Army to create separate & centralised fund to use donations

With the rise in number of queries to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance, the army has decided to create a separate and centralised fund for such a purpose. "Of late, a large number of philanthropic organisations and individuals have been approaching in a benevolent gesture to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance. "Post detailed deliberations, it was decided that donations/contributions would be accepted from such organizations and individuals through a separate and centralised fund focused for such a purpose," a Defence spokesperson said. The spokesperson said a surge of such requests has come about post the Siachen avalanche where the Indian Army lost 10 brave soldiers. This would be in addition to the various existing schemes for the welfare of next of kins and children of battle casualties. Accordingly, Indian Army has opened a new bank account for welfare of bereaved families of Battle Casualties named "Army ... With the rise in number of queries to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance, the army has decided to create a separate and centralised fund for such a purpose.

"Of late, a large number of philanthropic organisations and individuals have been approaching in a benevolent gesture to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance.

"Post detailed deliberations, it was decided that donations/contributions would be accepted from such organizations and individuals through a separate and centralised fund focused for such a purpose," a Defence spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said a surge of such requests has come about post the Siachen avalanche where the lost 10 brave soldiers.

This would be in addition to the various existing schemes for the welfare of next of kins and children of battle casualties.

Accordingly, has opened a new bank account for welfare of bereaved families of Battle Casualties named "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties".

Organisations and individuals desirous of donating to the cause can transfer the contribution directly in the account of "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties" in the South Block Branch of Syndicate Bank.

The Branch Code, IFSC and Account no of the bank is 9055, SYNB0009055 and Account No- 90552010165915 respectively.

Alternatively, the amount can also be forwarded through Cheque/Demand Draft in favour of "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties" payable at at the following address Director Accounts Section, Adjutant General's Branch, Ceremonial & Welfare Directorate, IHQ of MoD (Army), New Delhi-110011.

"The contribution to the fund is purely voluntary in nature and the fund shall be exclusively used for the welfare of Next of Kins of Battle Casualties," the spokesperson added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Army to create separate & centralised fund to use donations

With the rise in number of queries to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance, the army has decided to create a separate and centralised fund for such a purpose.

"Of late, a large number of philanthropic organisations and individuals have been approaching in a benevolent gesture to assist next of kins of battle causalities with monetary assistance.

"Post detailed deliberations, it was decided that donations/contributions would be accepted from such organizations and individuals through a separate and centralised fund focused for such a purpose," a Defence spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said a surge of such requests has come about post the Siachen avalanche where the lost 10 brave soldiers.

This would be in addition to the various existing schemes for the welfare of next of kins and children of battle casualties.

Accordingly, has opened a new bank account for welfare of bereaved families of Battle Casualties named "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties".

Organisations and individuals desirous of donating to the cause can transfer the contribution directly in the account of "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties" in the South Block Branch of Syndicate Bank.

The Branch Code, IFSC and Account no of the bank is 9055, SYNB0009055 and Account No- 90552010165915 respectively.

Alternatively, the amount can also be forwarded through Cheque/Demand Draft in favour of "Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties" payable at at the following address Director Accounts Section, Adjutant General's Branch, Ceremonial & Welfare Directorate, IHQ of MoD (Army), New Delhi-110011.

"The contribution to the fund is purely voluntary in nature and the fund shall be exclusively used for the welfare of Next of Kins of Battle Casualties," the spokesperson added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard