• War Wounded Foundation
  • War Wounded Foundation

WHAT WE DO

WHY DONATE US ?

No Government Funding
Assist Rehabilitation of War Disabled Soldiers
Support Setting up Solider Entrepreneurs
Provide Skills Training
Provide Disabled Friendly Toilets


DONATE TO WWF
  • No Government Funding
  • Assist Rehabilitation of War Disabled Soldiers
  • Support Setting up Solider Entrepreneurs
  • Provide Skills Training
  • Provide Disabled Friendly Toilets

OFFICE BEARERS

  • The Former Vice Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army had lost his right leg in the Indo – Pak War in 1965, but he chose to soldier on in his regiment the Maratha Light Infantry. During his over 40 years of distinguished service, he had held highly prestigious and important appointments, including that of DGMO and GOC of a Strike Corps. He was the Army Commander of two commands – the Training Command as well as the Western Command. Earlier, he had held a diplomatic assignment at Kuala Lumpur ( Malaysia ). He was also an International Fellow at the U S Army War College.

    A recipient of all three Distinguished Service awards, Gen Oberoi is now engaged in intellectual pursuits and social work. He is erstwhile Director of the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), a ‘Think Tank’ based at New Delhi .

    Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi
    President
    Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi, PVSM, AVSM, VSM
  • An officer of the 5th Gorkha Rifles (FF), Maj Gen Ian Cardozo was severely wounded due to mine blast injuries after being dropped behind enemy lines in the Sylhet Sector in India’s first heliborne operation during the Indo-Pak War 1971. Uncaring of his serious wounds, he cut off his injured foot with his khukri. He too chose to soldier on in his regiment. Later, he became the first officer with an artificial leg to command a battalion and later a Brigade. He Subsequently commanded a division and retired as Chief of Staff of a Corps in the Eastern Sector. He is now a social activist, author and military historian. His books, “Paramvir: Our Heroes in Battle” and “The Sinking of INS KHUKRI” have received both critical and popular acclaim. He was the Chairman of the Rehabilitation Council of India from 2009 to 2014.

    Maj Gen Ian Cardozo
    Vice President
    Maj Gen Ian Cardozo, AVSM, SM
  • An officer of Madras Regt, Brig V Mahalingam, was severely injured in 1971 Indo-Pak war in the Battle of Basantar. He commanded a Mountain Brigade, which was first to be inducted in the valley in 1990 after the insurgency broke out. Part of Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka, he served the National Security Guard as its Force Commander. After retirement, besides being a defence analyst, he has been working for the cause of Ex-Servicemen.

    Brig V Mahalingam
    Executive Director
    Brig V Mahalingam

MORE  ABOUT WWF

Vision

Vision

The vision of the War Wounded Foundation is to dot the countryside of the Nation with motivated confident, enterprising, diligent and honest Soldiers, who despite their disabilities continue to do their bit for nation- building and the prosperity… Read More

Modus Operandi

Modus Operandi

As the bulk of our troops hail from rural areas, they prefer to return to their roots after their service in the defence forces and are not inclined to take up jobs in cities. Having recognized this reality, our initial focus was to obtain retail outlets/sub… Read More

Aim

Aim

Our aim is to ensure that war disabled personnel become productive citizens by participating in the economic development of the Nation. At the same time, be able to supplement their income from pension and live with dignity by minimizing…Read More

Focus

Focus

The aim of the War Wounded Foundation also coincides with the added focus of both the central and state governments on “Rural India”. The corporate sector too is now increasingly shifting its sights to rural areas in general and rural markets in …Read More

  • December 2011

    Seminar / Awareness

    Programm and distribution of gifts to war disabled at Alwar on 20-21, December 2011.

  • May 2005

    Felicitation of Gen J J Singh

    Felicitation of Gen J J Singh, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC on assuming the mantle of Patron – in – Chief, in the presence of multi – disabled Sep Jigme of Ladakh Scouts and other wounded soldiers – May 2005

  • August 2004

    Interaction With Kapil Dev

    Interaction with cricket icon Kapil Dev and his acceptance to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the War Wounded Foundation – 15 August 2004

  • March 2003

    Briefing on the concept of Warwounded

    Briefing on the concept of the War Wounded Foundation for His Excellency Shri A P J Abdul Kalam, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, by the Office Bearers of the War Wounded Foundation – March 2003

Lost left leg in mine blast
Runs an IOC lubes outlet at Kupwara, J

Naib Subedar Afsar Ali Khan ( J & K Light Infantry)

Lost left leg in mine blast Runs an IOC lubes outlet at Kupwara, J & K
Gun shot wounds - left side chest
Runs Pepsi and Sahara Care outlet at Bamoti, Aligarh, UP

Naib Subedar Jagdish Prasad (17 Jat Regiment)

Gun shot wounds – left side chest Runs Pepsi and Sahara Care outlet at Bamoti, Aligarh, UP
Lost left leg in a mine blast
Runs Apollo Tyres dealership at Narnaul, Mahendragarh, Haryana

Naik Surendra Kumar
(3 Parachute Regiment)

Lost left leg in a mine blast Runs Apollo Tyres dealership at Narnaul, Mahendragarh, Haryana

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