Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • CWGC - a statutory body based in London . Responsible for maint of war graves and monuments of all soldiers who fought under British Flag during the wars between 1914 to 1945.

  • India member of CWGC since 1917 and. Contributes 1.195 % of annual budget (approx @ Rs 4 Crore).
  • Approx 1,60,000 graves/ memorials of Indian soldiers spread in three Continents (Europe, Asia and Africa ).
  • Contribution is sanctioned and released through CDA.