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AFCAO celebrates its Platinum Jubilee year

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, with officers of AFCAO on 09 Aug 21 to commemorate its Platinum Jubilee year.
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PIBDelhi: 9th August 2021 marked as the Air Force Central Accounts Office’s (AFCAO) Platinum Jubilee year. In order to which, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff made a visit to its office. To mark the occasion, a ‘Special Day Cover’ was released in coordination with Army Postal Service.

 

AFCAO roles and responsibilities

AFCAO is the apex accounting office of the Indian Air Force. It is responsible for centralised disbursement of Pay and Allowances of all ranks of IAF. It maintains the Ledger Accounts, Provident Fund Accounts and release of other benefits till retirement. AFCAO has its origins as the ‘Royal Accts Base’ and was formed in 1945 at Bombay. It moved to Madras in 1946 and thereafter to New Delhi in 1947.

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AFCAO has been at the forefront of adopting new technologies. It has been consistently enhancing the morale of Air Force Personnel through prompt accounting solutions. This in turn strengthens the operational capability of the Indian Air Force.

Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Air Force Central Accounts Office.

Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Air Force Central Accounts Office. Launch of Special Day Cover by Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

AFCAO is also acknowledged by the ‘Chief of the Air Staff-Unit Citation’, for its excellent contribution to “Ops Support Role” during the year 2020.

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