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Kargil Vijay Diwas: A tribute to the fallen soldiers through CSR initiatives

24th Kargil Vijay Diwas 2023

24th Kargil Vijay Diwas 2023

Every year on July 26th, India commemorates Kargil Vijay Diwas to pay homage to the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the Kargil War 1999. This day commemorates the victory of the Indian Armed Forces over Pakistani intruders in the Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir in 1999.

The Indian corporate sector has always been at the forefront of paying tribute to the fallen soldiers and their families. On Kargil Vijay Diwas, many companies organize various CSR initiatives to show respect and gratitude to the heroes who sacrificed their lives for the nation.

In addition to the official events organized by the government, Indian companies have stepped up to pay tribute to the late soldiers through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. These initiatives honor the heroes and contribute to the well-being of their families and communities.


Kargil Vijay Diwas: A Tribute to Sacrifice

The day marks the successful conclusion of the Kargil War in 1999. The conflict occurred in the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, where Indian forces valiantly recaptured the strategic locations that Pakistani soldiers had infiltrated. The war was a testament to the bravery and dedication of the Indian armed forces, who fought against all odds to protect the nation’s sovereignty. This day serves as a reminder of the indomitable spirit of our soldiers and the need to cherish and support their contributions to the nation.


CSR Initiatives on Kargil Vijay Diwas

Indian companies, recognizing the significance of Kargil Vijay Diwas, have taken the initiative to give back to the families of the late soldiers and the communities they hailed from. Through CSR initiatives, these companies have found various ways to express gratitude and support to the armed forces and their families.

  • Blood donation camps: Many companies organize blood donation camps on Kargil Vijay Diwas to encourage employees and the general public to donate blood. This is a great way to save lives and show solidarity with the families of the fallen soldiers.
  • Tree plantation drives: Tree plantation drives are another popular CSR initiative on Kargil Vijay Diwas. This is a way to show our respect for the environment and create a lasting legacy for the martyrs.
  • Financial assistance to families of martyrs: Many companies provide financial assistance to the families of fallen soldiers. This is a way to help them cope with the loss of their loved ones and ensure they have the support they need.
  • Education sponsorships: Some companies sponsor the education of the children of fallen soldiers. This is a way to ensure that the children get a good education and have a brighter future.
  • Health camps: Companies also organize health camps on Kargil Vijay Diwas to provide free medical treatment to the people in remote areas. This is a way to improve people’s health and show our concern for the welfare of society.


On this solemn and significant day of Kargil Vijay Diwas, CrossBarriers is a heartfelt tribute to the brave Indian army officials who displayed extraordinary bravery and courage during the war. These gallant souls defended our nation’s borders and exemplified the true spirit of sacrifice and patriotism. Their unwavering dedication to the cause of safeguarding our motherland shall forever inspire generations to come.

  1. Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav, 18 Grenadiers, Param Vir Chakra
  2. Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey, 1/11 Gorkha Rifles, Param Vir Chakra, Posthumous
  3. Captain Vikram Batra, 13 JAK Rifles, Param Vir Chakra, Posthumous
  4. Rifleman Sanjay Kumar, 13 JAK Rifles, Param Vir Chakra
  5. Captain Anuj Nayyar, 17 JAT Regiment, Maha Vir Chakra, Posthumous
  6. Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari, 18 Grenadiers, Maha Vir Chakra, Posthumous
  7. Captain Haneef-u-ddin, 11 Rajputana Rifles, Vir Chakra, Posthumous
  8. Major Mariappan Saravanan, 1 Bihar, Vir Chakra, Posthumous
  9. Squadron Leader Ajay Ahuja, Indian Air Force, Vir Chakra, Posthumous
  10. Havildar Chuni Lal, 8 JAK LI, Vir Chakra, Sena Medal for gallantry, Ashoka Chakra (Posthumous)


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