About Post
Title :
Armed Forces Flag Day
Objective :
A day dedicated to India towards collection of funds from people of India for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel.
Colour Scheme :
Tiranga. Tri-colour, Saffron, White and Green.
Focus I :
Tringa Flag replica in back ground.
Focus II :
The logo/crest of three defence forces of india; viz Air Force, Army & Navy.
Misc. :
National Defence Fund, the contribution to the welfare of the defence foreces including para military forces and their families.
Date :
7th December
Related to :
India Armed Forces including Para-Military Forces.
Connect Date :
07 December 1949
Connect Place :
Special I :
Immediately after India achieved independence, a need arose for the government to manage the welfare of its defence personnel. Since then it is there in existence. National Defence Fund (NDF) is an Indian Government Institution, set up in the year 1962 to receive voluntary donations for the promotion and welfare of the members of the Indian Armed Forces (including paramilitary forces) and their dependents.
Special II :
National Defence Fund (NDF) is an Indian Government Institution, set up in the year 1962 to receive voluntary donations for the promotion and welfare of the members of the Indian Armed Forces (including paramilitary forces) and their dependents.
More Info :
"National Defence Fund" is administered by an Executive Committee, with PM as Chairperson, and Defence, Finance and Home Ministers as Members. Finance Minister is the Treasurer of the Fund and the Joint Secretary, PMO dealing with the subject is Secretary of the Executive Committee. Accounts of the Fund are kept with the Reserve Bank of India. The fund is entirely dependent on voluntary contributions from the public and does not get any budgetary support. The fund accepts online contributions. Such contributions can be made through the website i.e. pmindia.nic.in, pmindia.gov.in and www.onlinesbi.com website of State Bank of India. Collection account number is 11084239799 with State Bank of India, Institutional Division, 4th Floor, Parliament Street, New Delhi. The fund has also been allotted a Permanent Account Number (PAN) AAAGN0009F. State Bank of India, Parliament Street. Phone No. to verify: 011-23341370"