Malik observed that the Armed Forces Flag Day was an important occasion for remembering the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives for protecting the territorial integrity of the nation.
Brig Harcharan Singh, Director, Rajya Sainik Board (RSB) apprised the Governor about the various initiatives for the welfare of war widows and of the families of ex-servicemen and serving armed forces personnel.
Besides various fund raising activities, competitions were organised for school going children including painting, quiz, essay writing among others, Singh told the Governor.
Malik advised the RSB director to collect funds from government and private institutions throughout the year so that a large corpus could be generated for carrying out welfare activities for ex-servicemen and their families.
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