Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the live twitter wall for promoting Bharat Ke Veer portal on the eve of 71st Independence Day. On the occasion, Mr Singh and Ministers of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Kiren Rijiju contributed their one month salary for Bharat Ke Veer corpus.
Mr Singh has handed over a cheque of 1.59 lakh rupees to the Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi in New Delhi.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Bharat Ke Veer portal was launched by Rajnath Singh and actor Akshay Kumar in April 2017.
- ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ portal aims to facilitate online donation directly to the families of paramilitary troopers who have sacrificed their lives for the country in the line of duty from January 1, 2016.
- Rajnath Singh is a Lok Sabha MP from Lucknow Constituency, Uttar Pradesh.
- Bharat Ke Veer portal is technically supported by National Informatics Centre (NIC) and powered by State Bank of India.
Source- Business Standard