• 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

  • Lt Gen Asit Mistry, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM is an infantry officer who was commissioned in the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment. He superannuated on 01 Nov 2021. His last assignment in service was as the Commandant, National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. Prior to that, he was GOC Delhi Area. He has also been the Colonel of the Maratha LI. The General has served in the most difficult assignments in the army, including in Siachen and in counter-insurgency operations. He has also served with distinction in UN assignments abroad.

    Gen Mistry commanded an infantry battalion in Siachen Glacier, a Mountain Brigade in Upper Assam, and Rashtriya Rifles Force in Kashmir. He has now joined the Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhi Nagar as Director of the School of Internal Security, Defence, and Strategic Studies.

    Lt Gen Asit Mistry
    President
    Lt Gen Asit Mistry, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM
  • Maj Gen Hardev Singh KC, AVSM is a Mechanised Infantry Officer. Despite getting severely wounded in a military operation, as a young captain, and becoming permanently disabled, he chose to ‘soldier on’ and continue in service. During his 37 years of service, he had held important appointments, including command of an Infantry Division. He had also attended the prestigious Command & General Staff Course in USA, and Higher Command and NDC Courses in India. He has also been research scholar at IDSA, New Delhi.

    After retirement, he started assisting the underprivileged and now runs a non-profit trust named ‘Foundation Freedom’ to promote spiritual wisdom, health and guiding underprivileged on various aspects of life.

    He continues to carry out social work as member of Cheshire Home for the disabled and also the Rotary Club, Chandigarh Midtown. He has also attended a two years course in Alternative Medicine.

    Maj Gen Hardev Singh
    Senior Director
    Maj General Hardev Singh, KC, AVSM
  • Commissioned in the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment, Brig Sunil Vaze commanded his battalion in counter-terrorism operations in Poonch-Rajouri Sector and a brigade in similar operations in the Baramula-Kupwara sector in J&K.

    He was awarded Vashist Sewa Medal (VSM) in Jan 2012 for his outstanding services in counter-terrorism operations while commanding the Brigade.

    Brig Vaze was Deputy GOC of 8 Mountain Division deployed on the Line of Control (LC) in Dras-Kargil-Batalik Sector in 2012-13. He finally superannuated from service in 2019.

    Brig Sunil Vaze
    Director (West)
    Brig Sunil Vaze, VSM
  • Commissioned in 4 Maratha Light Infantry in 1975, Brig P K Sanyal commanded 12 Maratha Light Infantry in North Kashmir in the thick of militancy with distinction. For outstanding performance under his command, his battalion was awarded a Unit Citation for exemplary performance in conduct of counter-insurgency operations.

    He had successfully commanded an Infantry Brigade in Delhi and finally retired as Deputy GOC of Bengal Area.

    As the Deputy GOC he was the primary interface between West Bengal Government and the Army.

    Brig P K Sanyal
    Director East
    Brig P K Sanyal
  • An Officer from the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment, Col Amitabh Amit successfully command 4 Maratha Light Infantry in Uri (J&K), deployed on the Line of Control (LC). He took premature retirement from Army Service in 2008.

    After a brief exposure with the corporate world, Col Amitabh Amit switched to social work and he has been associated with organisations working for the underprivileged.

    During COVID-19 in 2020, he headed an NGO named, ‘We Care’ to provide relief to migrant labourers and daily wagers and continues to work for the cause of the underprivileged.

    Col Amitabh Amit
    Executive Director (Projects & Co-ordination)
    Col Amitabh Amit

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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