Chandigarh, October 1 : The month long celebration of Defence Accounts department’s (DAD) raising day in the office of Principal Controller Defence Accounts (WC) concluded here at their office auditorium today. During this celebration the employees and their families participated in sports activities , Blood donation camp , ‘Janata Darbar’, which addressed problems and cleanliness at their residential complex towards ‘swachh bharat abhiyan’, several competitions ,includes essay writing , short speech and plantation of 200 saplings in the office complex besides a cultural programme which was staged today towards culmination of the month long celebration .
A musical tribute was paid to the martyrs of Uri incident during the begining of cultural programme . Sh. Rakesh Sehgal , IDAS, PCDA (WC) gave away the prizes to the winner which include an award as ‘Motivational trophy’ for the year , which was awarded to the ECHS Cell of the department . Electronic Data Processing cell received the best performing team award for successful implementation of the software ,Tulip ,in PCDA(WC).Cash awards was also given to the meritorious children of the employees those who performed well during last academic board examinations.
Sri Sehgal coveyed good wishes to each emploee and their family and also appealed to the employees to serve further better , as they are providing the service to the services.
Defence Accounts Department under MoD with a rich history of over two and half centuries and is the oldest departments of the Government of India. The Department provides financial cover to the defence services, the DRDO, Border Roads Org, Ordinance factories and Coast Guards. In addition, it caters to salaries and pensions of defence personnel, internal audit and defence acquisitions.