Neemuch donates ` 1.17 crore on Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

  • | Friday | 8th December, 2023

Indore: People of Neemuch on Thursday put a great show of patriotism and respect towards Indias Armed Forces by generating a whooping Rs 1.17 crore for ex-servicemen and their family members through crowdfunding that is around 35-fold higher than its target of Rs 3.30 lakh set for Indian Armed Forces Flag Day.The amount is around 30% of the total target of Rs 3.5 crore the department of ex-servicemen welfare had issued for the entire state.Hundreds of people marched with a rally that Neemuch district administration took out through major squares of the city, some of them even danced on the patriotic tunes while everyone shouted slogans of Bharat Mata Ki Jai and Jai Hind, Jai Hind Ki Sena as donated money as per their capacities and urged others to help generating financial assistance for the ex-servicemen, their widows and children to meet their needs.Neemuch collector Dinesh Jain, who led the entire drive, said, The department of ex-servicemen welfare had assigned us a target to generate Rs 3.3 lakh for the ex-army men including handicapped ex-servicemen, their widows and children to extend some financial assistance for them to meet their need and against it, the district generated around Rs 1.17 crore through crowdfunding.He added that the entire states target was around Rs 3.5 crore and of this, Neemuch district itself generated around 30% of it. We explained people about the cause behind the activity to help the ex-servicemen and their family members as they didnt hesitate to endanger their lives while protecting our country he said, adding that the collector, ADM Neha Meena and other senior officials led around 2.5 km-long march through major squares for crowdfunding.Besides, many organizations and different departments also donated for the cause, he said. , adding that the entire Neemuch celebrated Indian Armed Forces Flag Day with great zeal. Some of the officials added that generating Rs 1.17 crore for the ex-servicemen by Neemuch is probably the highest donations ever generated by any district on Indian Armed Forces Flag Day.We also published the following articles recentlyRussia increases maximum size of armed forces by 170,000 servicemenRussian President Putin signs decree to increase maximum servicemen by 170,000; regular strength now 1,320,000. Increase due to growing threats, special military operation, and NATO expansion. Recruitment of contract personnel leads to increase, no plans for conscription or new mobilization. Former President Medvedev reports 452,000 recruits under contract.Western Railway generated ticket-checking revenue of Rs 115.71 croreIntensive ticket-checking drives are being carried out on Western Railway to ensure hassle-free travel. The ticket-checking staff recovered an amount of Rs 115.71 crore, including Rs 30.06 crore from Mumbai suburban section, through the detection of 2.94 lakh ticketless or irregular passengers. In November 2023, the highest-ever monthly ticket-checking revenue of Rs 21.20 crores was recorded. Frequent surprise ticket-checking drives are conducted to prevent unauthorized entry in AC local trains, resulting in penalties for more than 44,000 unauthorized passengers and Rs 146.43 lakhs collected in fines.PM Modi launches initiative focusing on generating Green Credits through plantation on degraded wastelandPrime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Green Credits Initiative at COP28 in Dubai, highlighting its focus on generating Green Credits through plantation on degraded wasteland. The initiative surpasses the commercial nature of carbon credits and operates on the premise that environmental conservation is intertwined with personal growth. It involves creating an inventory of degraded wastelands for planting, with participants receiving tradable green credits for environmentally positive actions. The entire process will be digitised. The prime minister also announced the launch of a global portal to collect ideas and experiences related to tree planting and environmental conservation.

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