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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
16-December-2011 18:25 IST
“Recall the Face of the Jawan Guarding our Borders at Great Personal Risk and Sacrifices”
Raksha Mantri Advised Financial Advisers to Fulfill the Needs of the Jawan
Defence Minister Shri AK Antony advised the financial advisers to recall the face of the Jawan guarding our borders at great personal risk and sacrifices. Defence Minister was addressing at the valedictory function of the Conference of Principal Integrated Financial Advisers (IFAs) and IFAs of the Ministry of Defence.

Congratulating the Financial Advisers, Shri Antony said, such meetings should be conducted regularly, and it should result in benefitting both financial and the executive side. He exhorted them to achieve the target of achieving 100% and stressed that not even a single allegation of corruption will be tolerated. When you dispense your duties and responsibilities, you would do well to remember at all times that you are spending the tax payers’ money, said Shri Antony. He also said, “You must approach your work with a positive mindset and aim to bring about an improvement in existing systems and procedures”.

The two day conference of the Financial Advisers was organised by the Controller General Defence Accounts (CGDA), to bring the financial advisers from all wings of the Ministry of Defence and to discuss about the major issues faced by them.

Dr MM PallamRaju, Raksha Rajya Mantri, DrVijayalakshmi Gupta, Secretary Defence Finance, Shri Nand Kishore, CGDA and Senior Officials of the Ministry of Defence, DRDO also participated.