Mumbai: With the vision to salute and recognize our unsung heroes of the country, Atharva foundation is moving with an aim to visit our soldiers and martyrs’ family across the country .
Under the initiative of One For All, All For One, the dedicated team consist 4 members of Atharva Foundation Including Balaji Shinde, Ankur Bhattacharya, Sameer Katakdounde and Imdad Hussain Agahria recently had a tour of the northernmost state of India, Jammu and Kashmir, where they met with brig. Harcharn Singh (Retd), at Jammu who is a Director of the Sainik Welfare (DSW), government of Jammu. He shared his experience in army background and talked about how welfare works for their retired army officials. The welfare Control and Co-ordinate the work of Zila Sainik Welfare Offices in the State and ensure their effective functioning. The department also Maintain liaison with Ministries of the State, State undertaking and enterprises and Banks to seek vacancies for Ex-Servicemen and widows as per reservation policy of the State and as per recruitment rules, monitor such vacancies and ensure Ex-Servicemen or widows fill these up, and have the policy on reservation for Ex- Servicemen in the State amended in conformity with that the Centre.
While moving towards Poonch district of Jammu, team visited Subedar Shabbir Ahmed’s family in Mendhar tehsil, on the second day of the tour. After this, team headed for Kadyal Village in the same state to meet Subedar Major and Honorary Captain Bana Singh, who is a retired Indian soldier and a recipient of the nation’s highest military award, the Param Vir Chakra. Team moved forward to Suchetgarh – a small village in R.S. Pura sector in Jammu and Kashmir located on the international border with Pakistan.
After that team visited Subedar Surinder Singh’s family in Akhnoor, who was an Indian military officer with the 3rd Battalion of the Sikh Regiment. Subedar singhTop of Form died fighting terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir in March has been selected for the Ashok Chakra, the military’s highest peacetime gallantry award and equivalent to the Param Vir Chakra. Bottom of FormMeanwhile they also met with the family of Naib Subedar Chuni Lal in Bhadarwah tehsil in Doda district. Team was visiting these places with a vision to honor our martyrs and their supreme sacrifice.
This “One For All, All For One” program is truly dedicated to welcome our real unsung Heroes’ of the Country. This program seeks to raise awareness among the youth about the armed forces and their supreme sacrifice. It aims to inspire young people to take pride in these brave men and follow their path to serve their country. The program will be held on 31st of January, 2018 with witnessing mass crowd of civilians and soldiers’ family at NSCI dome in Worli, Mumbai.
About Atharva Foundation:
Atharva Foundation is an initiative of ATHARVA EDUCATIONAL TRUST, which is the brain child of SHRI. SUNIL RANE. Shri. Sunil Rane believes that the growth of a nation depends on the growth of the various sections of its society. This noble thought has lead to the formation of ATHARVA FOUNDATION. Atharva Foundation dedicated to help our society by various social activities and aims to bring about a positive change in the lives of the less fortunate people of India.
Our aim is to Impart Education and Training to women, children and youth so that they can live a self-reliant life of dignity and respect.