माँ भारती के सपूत पोर्टल लांच: Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot portal is launched by Defence Minister of India. The new official website www.maabharatikesapoot.mod.gov.in will be used for contribution to the Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund. The AFBCWF is a Tri-Service fund, which is utilised for grant of immediate financial assistance to the families of soldiers/sailors/airmen who lay down their lives or get grievously injured in active military operations. Read this article till the end to know how you can contributed to armed forces fund at Maa Bharti Ke Sapoot portal.

Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot Portal

माँ भारती के सपूत पोर्टल aims to enable spirited citizens, organisations and corporates to contribute towards the Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund. The contribution amount received will be used to pay ex-gratia to NoK of fallen soldiers or those grievously injured in combat operations. Official link for accessing Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot portal is https://maabharatikesapoot.mod.gov.in/

Features of Maa Bharti Ke Sapoot Portal 

  • This portal enables you to contribute towards Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF).
  • AFBCWF originally came into existence through "The Gazette of India : Extra Ordinary" Notification dt 17 Jul 2017 and corrigendum notification dt 06 May 2020.
  • The objective of this fund is to provide financial support to Battle Casualties of Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Air Force, their Next of Kin (NoKs)/ dependents etc.
  • There is no upper limit of contribution towards this fund.
For all contributions made through this Maa Bharti Ke Sapoot portal, Certificates will be generated only after the transaction is cleared through payment gateway. It may take 24 Hrs to 72 Hrs in some cases.

How to Contribute to Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF)

  • Go to "Contribute to" section in header and click "Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund"
  • Then Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot Portal login page for donors will open.
  • You can enter details like mobile number and verify it using OTP sent on registered mobile number. Then you can make contribution to AFBCWF online by making payment.
If transaction fails at any stage and money is deducted from your card/account, Please wait and don't attempt further. It will succeed. If amount has been debited, Certificate will be generated after the transaction is cleared through payment gateway. It may take 24 Hrs to 72 Hrs in some cases.

Download Certificate at maabharatikesapoot.mod.gov.in Portal

  • Go to "Contribute to" section in header and click "My Contributions" tab
  • Then your contribution page at Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot Portal after logging in.
  • This certificate can then be downloaded through online mode.

Check List of Battle Casualities in Indian Airforce, Army, Navy

Maa Bharti Ke Sapoot Portal enables any person to check list of battle casualities in Indian Airforce, Indian Army and Indian Navy. For this purpose, go to official website maabharatikesapoot.mod.gov.in. On reaching homepage, scroll over "List of Battle Casualities" tab and then click either "List of Battle Casualities (Indian Army)" or "List of Battle Casualities (Indian Airforce)" or "List of Battle Casualities (Indian Navy)" link.
Upon clicking these links, you can check list of battle casualities for Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Airforce in a time based manner.

Launch of माँ भारती के सपूत पोर्टल

Central government has started a large number of welfare schemes for the soldiers killed or disabled during active combat operations. However, there has been a strong public sentiment and requests from citizens, corporate heads, banks and industry captains to contribute to the cause of welfare of the soldiers and their families. Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot official website will enable people to contribute online directly into the AFBCWF. A certificate of online contribution can also be downloaded through official maabharatikesapoot.mod.gov.in portal.

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh has launched Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot Portal on 14 October 2022. He paid glowing tributes to the valiant soldiers of the Armed Forces whose sacrifice and unwavering commitment keeps the country safe from those who try to cast an evil eye. He said "Names of great personalities like Maharana Pratap, Veer Shivaji, Bhagwan Birsa Munda, Rani Laxmibai, Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and Ashfaqullah Khan will be etched in our hearts forever. Their sacrifices continue to be an inspiration for all. It is our Armed Forces who are at the fore preserving our freedom".

Indian Armed Forces always protects the sovereignty, unity & integrity of the country. They respond to threats such as wars and cross-border terror activities with courage and promptness without wasting a single second. So it is the moral responsibility of citizens to come forward and support the soldiers & their families in the same way they fulfil their duties of protecting the nation.

Offline Method to Donate for Indian Army, Navy, Airforce

Indian Army, on behalf Ministry of Defence, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, is maintaining an account for the fund. Besides online donation, the conventional systems of donations will continue. Donations can be made through a Demand Draft drawn in favour of Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund payable at New Delhi which may be sent by post to the following address:-

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

Alternatively, contribution can be made directly in the account of Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund. Details of Bank Accounts are given below:-

1st Account

Fund Name: Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund
Bank Name: Canara Bank, South Block, Defence Headquarters New Delhi - 110011
IFSC Code: CNRB0019055
Account No: 90552010165915
Type of A/c: Saving

2nd Account

Fund Name : Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund
Bank Name : State Bank of India, Parliament Street, New Delhi – 110011
IFSC Code : SBIN0000691
Account No : 40650628094
Type of A/c : Saving

It has always been the country's tradition of extending all possible help to its soldiers. So, we urge the people to contribute generously to the AFBCWF fund and support our 3 forces. Through this contribution, citizens can contribute to the welfare of the Armed Forces & their families and Nation Building as a whole. 

Everyone should play their part in the country's journey of progress. One should become a responsible rider in this journey and not a free-rider. It is our duty to actively participate in nation-building.