Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund is now Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF) and Assistance revised from 2 Lakh to 8 Lakh: Notification

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare)
CORRIGENDUM NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 6th May, 2020
IN THE MATTER OF THE CHARITABLE ENDOWMENTS ACT,1890
AND
IN THE MATTER OF ARMY BATTLE CASUALTIES WELFARE FUND (ABCWF), NEW DELHI MAY BE
READ AS
(ARMED FORCES BATTLE CASUALTIES WELFARE FUND, (AFBCWF) NEW DELHI
S.R.O.04(E).— In continuation of our Notification dated 17 July, 2017 S.R.O. 25(E) as amended on 25 July, 2017 and published under S.R.O. No. 27(E) dated 25 July, 2017, it is intimated that the following changes may be done in the Notification dated 25 July 2017. 
3. The revised assistance will be as follows:
Sl. No.Battle CasualtiesExisting Amount (in lacs)Approved in Principal Amount(in lacs)
IBattle Casualties (Fatal)2.008.00
iiBattle Casualties (Disability 60% and above)2.008.00
iiiBattle Casualties invalided out due to Disability2.008.00
ivBattle Casualties (Disability less than 60%)1.004.00
3. Since the Battle Casualties of Navy and Air Force will also be included, the nomenclature of the Fund and other relevant provisions are required to be modified, accordingly. The following changes will be effected in the original Notification R.O. 25 (E) dated 17th July, 2017:
Sl.No.Items/ProvisionsExistingProposed
1.Heading:IN THE MATTER OF ARMY BATTLE CASUALTIES WELFARE FUND, NEW DELHIIN THE MATTER OF ARMED FORCES BATTLE CASUALTIES WELFARE FUND,NEW DELHI
2.Introduction (para 1)Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund, New DelhiArmed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund, New Delhi
3.Schedule ‘A’Army Battle Casualties Welfare FundArmed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund
4.Schedule ‘A’ArmyArmy, Navy and Air Force
5.Schedule ‘B’The scheme for the administration of Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (ABCWF)The scheme for the administration of Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF)
6.Schedule ‘B’
Para 1-Short Title
Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (ABCWF)Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF)
7.Para 2-Definitions; FundArmy Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (ABCWF)Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF)
8.Para 3-Objective of the FundArmyArmy, Navy and Air Force
9.Para 8-Managing CommitteeChairman: Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Vice Chairman: Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri
Members: Chief of the Army Staff Defence Secretary
Secretary, ESW Secretary,Defence Finance/FA(DS) Adjutant General
Member Secretary: DDG Welfare in C&W Dte. AG Branch
Chairman: Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Vice Chairman: Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri
Members: Chief of Defence Staff Chief of the Army Staff
Chief of the Naval Staff Chief of the Air Staff Defence Secretary Secretary, ESW Secretary,Defence Finance/FA(DS) Adjutant General
Member Secretary: DDG Welfare in C&W Dte. AG Branch
10.Para 15-Procedure on Receipt of Cash/ Cheque/Demand Draft/ Online Transfer [sub- para(i)]Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (ABCWF)Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF)
11.Para 16-Disbursal of Financial Assistance [sub para (i)]ADG, MPADG,MP
Dte. of Personnel Services, IHQ, MoD(Navy)
IAFBA, Air Hqtr.
12.Para 16-Disbursal of Financial Assistance [sub para (ii)]ADG, MPADG,MP
Dte. of Personnel Services, IHQ, MoD(Navy) IAFBA, Air Hqtr.
13.Para 16-Disbursal of Financial Assistance [sub para (ii)]ADG, MPADG,MP
Dte. of Personnel Services, IHQ, MoD(Navy)
IAFBA, Air Hqtr.
iBattle Casualties (Fatal)2.008.00
iiBattle Casualties (Disability 60% and above)2.008.00
iiiBattle Casualties invalided out due to Disability2.008.00
ivBattle Casualties (Disability less than 60% )1.004.00
14.Para 17-Audit of AccountABCWFAFBCWF
4. All other contents of the notification and arrangements for implementation of the Fund will remain Army Headquarter (AG Branch) will continue to implement the scheme and organize for funds, if deficit, through CSR, as and when required.

[F. No. 7(5)2016-D(Res-II) dated 6th May, 2020 ]
PUDI HARI PRASAD, Jt. Secy. (ESW)

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