75th Raising Day of AFHQ Civilian Services
Minister of State for Defence, Dr Subhash Bhamre inaugurated the 75th raising day function of the Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) Civilian Services on August 1, 2017. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Bhamre said that AFHQ civilian personnel have been standing firmly with the Armed Forces, providing them with the essential support and working for the safety of the nation with dedication and commitment, both in times of peace and war.
He appreciated the administrative acumen and work culture of the cadre who have been working shoulder to shoulder with Service Personnel and providing them with the logistical support in manpower, quartering, material management, administration and human resources development.
The service cadre came to existence when the office of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) was constituted in the Ministry of Defence on August 1, 1942 and all the civilians were brought under one Cadre Controlling Authority.
Defence Secretary Shri Sanjay Mitra also addressed the function, which was organised at Mavalankar Hall in the Constitution Club of India. The Minister of State for Defence also gave away sports and cultural awards to outstanding personnel. Joint Secretary & CAO Shri V Anandarajan presented the Annual Report on the occasion.
- Nampibou Marinmai
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Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre giving award to Smt Gauri Devi on the occasion of the 75th Raising Day function of the Armed Forces Headquarters Civilian Services
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Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre addressing the gathering at the inauguration of the 75th Raising Day function of the Armed Forces Headquarters Civilian Services
Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre at the inauguration ceremony of the 75th Raising Day function of the AFHQ Civilian Services. Also seen in the picture (from left) are Director (HR) Shri Abhinavjeet Ojha, Defence Secretary Shri Sanjay Mitra and Joint Secretary & CAO Shri V Anandarajan.
Minister of State for Defence giving award to Mr Rajnish on the occasion of the 75th Raising Day function of AFHQ Civilian Services