Srinagar : In connection with Armed Forces Flag Day to be commemorated on 7th December, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Wednesday chaired a meeting of District Level Armed Forces Flag Day Committee, here at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex.
Joint Director Planning, General Manager DIC, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Chief Education Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Zila Sanik Officer and other concerned were present in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that 7th December is observed as the Armed Forces Flag Day to remind all of us to express gratitude as well as appreciation to the military personnel including soldiers, sailors and airmen who valiantly safeguard the nation.
The DC said that the need of the hour is to increase the contribution through various means for Ex-Servicemen. He assured the Zila Sanik Officer that all possible support will be provided from District Administration for infrastructure upgradation in addition to support under SDRF for welfare of Ex-military personnel.
The DC further said that a voluntary contribution box shall be set up in the DC Office, in addition to the contribution made by the employees regarding Armed Forces Flag Day. The DC also directed for providing a Computer system to the Zila Sainik Bhawan. He also sanctioned funds for upgradation of infrastructure at Sainik Bhawan.
The Deputy also directed for providing 50 blankets out of Red Cross on the eve of Armed Force Flag day which shall be distributed among the war widows on the day.