On the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day on 7 Dec 2018, DDA contributed Rs. 50,000 towards Flag Day Fund. DDA Director Mr. Sandeep Gupta handed over the cheque to Col DK Kaushik (Retd.), District Soldiers Welfare and Resettlement Officer Board, Dehradun.
The Armed Forces Flag Day or the Flag Day of India is a day dedicated to India towards collection of funds from people of India for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel. It has been observed annually in India on December 7 since 1949.
The Flag day is mainly observed to serve three basic purposes:
1. Rehabilitation of battle casualties
2 .Welfare of serving personnel and their families
3. Resettlement and welfare of ex-servicemen and their families.