Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF)

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Overview:

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to launch website enabling citizens to contribute for Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund.

About:

  • It is a Tri service fund, utilised for grant of immediate financial assistance of ex-gratia, to the Next of Kin and dependents of Battle Casualties. 
  • It has been set up under Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (ESW), Ministry of Defence.
  • The fund has been created under the Charitable Endowments Act, 1890.
  • Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to be the ‘Goodwill Ambassador’.

 


ource : All India Radio