1.         To support the concern and sentiments of spirited citizens like you Indian Army is operating two accounts viz Army Central Welfare Fund and Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund, which accepts donation / contribution, for serving and retired soldiers and their families as under:-


  • (a)     Army Central Welfare Fund. The contribution received in this fund are utilised to pay financial assistance/ grant to widows of our Soldiers, their Next of Kin, Dependents and needy Ex- Servicemen as a welfare measure. The donations made to this fund are 100% exempted from Income Tax Act vide clause (III hc) of section 80-G of Income Tax Act 1961.
  • (b)     Indian Army, on behalf of Govt of India/ministry of Defence is maintaining an account named Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund, which accepts donation for families of battle casualties from Army, Navy and Air Force. The donations received in the fund are utilized to pay financial assistance to Battle Casualties of Army, Navy and Air Force, their next of kins and depedents.

2.         To donate for the cause, donors may forward a Demand Draft in favour of Army Central Welfare Fund or Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund payable at New Delhi at the following address:-


Adjutant General’s Branch
Ceremonial & Welfare Directorate
Room No 281 ‘B’, South Block, (Accounts Section)
Integrated HQ of MoD (Army)
South Block, New Delhi-110011


3.        Alternatively, the amount can also be transferred directly in the account, under intimation to this Office as per the details of bank account given below:-


(a) Name of Fund : Army Central Welfare Fund.
  Bank Name : Union Bank of India
  Branch : Chandni Chowk, Delhi – 110006
  IFSC Code : UBIN0530778
  Account No : 520101236373338
  Type of Acct : Saving
(b) Name of Fund : Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund.
  Bank Name : Canara Bank,
  Branch : South Block, Defence Headquarters, New Delhi - 110011
  IFSC Code : CNRB0019055
  Account No : 90552010165915
  Type of Acct : Saving
Make a contribution to the families of the Martyrs of Indian Army by scanning the below QR code.
(c) Virtual Payment Address (VPA)   armywelfare[at]syndicate

Steps to Contribute

  • Open your BHIM UPI app / Google Pay / PayTM / MobiKwik or any other UPI enabled APP
  • Select “Scan & Pay”
  • Scan QR code
  • Verify the name displayed as “Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund”
  • Verify VPA address as “armywelfare@syndicate”
  • Enter amount
  • Enter your PIN and Pay
Syndicate Bank Helpline: 1800-3011-3333 / 1800-208-3333


4.      In case of queries, the donor may contact the following at Integrated HQ of MoD(Army)

         Appointment                                                                                             Telephone No

(a)    Brigadier (welfare)

        Ceremonial & Welfare Directorate,                                        -               011-23018112

         IHQ of MoD(Army


(b)    Colonel CW Accounts Section 

         Ceremonial & Welfare Directorate,                                        -               011-23792382

         IHQ of MoD(Army