Opportunity- List Your Business/ Professinal Talent in Business Directory of The Military Chamber

Can you imagine functioning in military without a telephone directory or call signs? It is almost impossible.

Similarly in business or socio-eco arena it is not possible to grow business with out a business directory. Business directory is data bank of listings from various fields and help you in creating right connection.

The Military Chamber is creating the first ever business directory of Military Families in the country listing following:

  1. Business
  2. R&D Institutes, Experts & Consultants like defence, agriculture and any other field.
  3. Successful professionals like doctor, lawyers, educationists, HRD, coaches  etc
  4. Leaders in field of art and culture like cinema and music
  5. Leaders in field of social work and media
  6. Leaders in politics or public service including govt.
  7. military leaders
  8. Women entrepreneurs
  9. and many more

Members of military families including military spouses and military children and civilian friends of soldiers can list their business and professional talent in the directory.

Directory facilitates members in first knowing about the rich pool of talent which exists among us. It also helps you in contacting each other to create cooperation, value and business.

Please list your business and talent in the directory. More it grows more value it brings.

Chamber has also created a separate section for Military Family Leadership Club.

Opportunity- Project Oxygen:-EOI Invited; Military Familiy Logistic & Supply Chain Network

National Logistics & Supply Chain Network works as national circulation system of her economy. No nation can survive without it. With development of Good Highways the sector is poised to see good growth.

Many of members of military families are engaged in business related to transport, ware houses and cold storage in an unorganised manner.

The military chamber feels that if we organise sector under one IT based system management and connect it with other national network, thousands of business opportunities and jobs can be created for the military families.

In above backdrop, The Military Chamber has taken a call to create a Military Family Logistics & Supply Chain Network under ‘Project Oxygen’ to connect and create more opportunities for military families and civilian friends of soldiers in following areas:

  1. Warehousing, cold chain and storage
  2. Transportation of men and material domestically and international.
  3. Business Booking agents
  4. Business Sales and Promotion Division

Chamber is coming up with certain innovative models where one can work from even home in certain areas.

The above model will create thousands of opportunities  for military families and civilian friends of soldiers.

Chamber is in discussion with some big players in the market to get business sales, promotion and funding support.

The model will create small business plans and also cerate funding and business sales support. The model shall provide and opportunity to military families to select and connect.

The model will also help existing businessmen from military families to expand.

The Military Chamber dreams to create the largest such network in country in 10 years to support govt as well as private sector needs.

The network will help farmers to create stake in supply chain and also be a stake holder in it.

EOI are invited from the members of the military family and civilian friends of soldiers to connect with the proposed network.

Please send same to business@militarychamber.org with your brief profile and contact details. Chamber shall contact you soon.


Opportunity- Project Gyaan; Military Familiy Public Schools; EOI Invited

‘The Military Chamber under ‘Project Gyaan’ has a plan to create nationwide network of Military Family Public Schools in rural areas where most of the ex servicemen come from. In these rural areas no good quality education exists causing hardship to military families.

Chamber is in talks with some funding agencies to finance these schools. Talks are in advance stage and are likely to be finalised soon.

Chamber plans to start these schools in following Three models:

  1. Chamber owned Schools ; At initial stages military chamber plans to start 5 schools and then expand to more.
  2. Participative Model; In this mode, military families in their proposed areas shall form a local education governing council duly recognised by chamber and pool in 4 acres of land plus 10% of local school project cost. Rest of the money shall be invested by the chamber.
  3. Existing schools owned by military families can also affiliate with the project retaining their own name. They can get funding for their expansion and also use centralised management and quality audit services.

The schools shall be state of art with all sports including stadium  and cultural facilities and shall have a local Ex-servicemen Club, Business Support and HRD Centre and if ECHS agrees then space for their staff.

These school & facilities shall be open to local military families and civilian friends of soldiers.

The schools shall be affiliated to CBSE and will be managed in a highly professional manners with a IT based centralised school management system and quality audit services.

Chamber invites expression of Interest from those Military Families & Civilian Friends of the Soldiers who wish to be part of Project Gyaan and are wiling to convene local education governing council.

Please submit interest to education@militarychamber.org



The Military Chamber Invites Proposals For Special Offers/ Descounted Services to Military Families

Chamber of Commerce of Ex Servicemen is an Apex Business Not for Profit and Govt recognised business body working with a mission to create more opportunities and growth for the ten million military families in India.

Chamber invites business entities, services providers, professionals and  advisors/ consultants from military families and civilian friends of the soldiers to submit proposals for discounted quality services or special offers to military families.

Chamber shall provide following facilities to civilian friends of soldiers for one year free of cost:

1. Membership of the Chamber as Friends of Soldiers
2. Listing of business in Business Directory
3. Listing of a Key Professional from your company in our directory.
4. Privilege to promote it on chambers classified and fauji book activities wall.
5. One time inclusion of business listing in our news letter
6. Once in a month listing of your promotion of classified in Chamber Yellow Pages being published once in a month.

After one year, civilian friends of soldiers has to take chamber membership which is subject to one time affordable admission fee and annual subscription.

However for members of military families, the above services except classified tool as mentioned in para 3, 4 and 6 shall be free as per applicable terms of basic guest member.

Chamber also plans to conducts nationwide programs and events. all above companies/ entities making proposal shall have privilege to participate in such programs and events subject to terms and conditions as applicable on case to case basis.

Chamber is also in process of creating a HRD advisory network across country. Such entities also  may like to be part of it?

Chamber is coming up with an annual award to be announced on 14 Jan 2018 ( Indian Military Veterans Day). All such entities become eligible to be considered for such awards on submission of citation.

Discounted services/ special offers shall be given to military families contacting entities through chamber.

Chamber shall carry out following checks before accepting offers:

  1. Due verification of credential of companies and promoters
  2. Due verification of quality parameters
  3. Due diligence of reputation of the brand
  4. Due deliberation to work our robust delivery model

Please submit proposals giving following details:

  1. Brief profile of company/ entity/ or person ( in case of professional services) including details of company structure, profile of promoters, turn overs, CIBIL rating ( if there and as applicable)
  2. Details of quality certifications
  3. Details of products/ services offered
  4. Discounted rates/ special Offers ( not as per MRP but over prevailing rates in the market)

Relaxation to members of military families shall be given subject to deliberations.

Please submit proposals to b2bdiscount@militarychamber.org



Open Multi Vendor E Commerce Portal for Military Families

Do you know? That Military Chamber is working on an open Multi Vendor E Commerce Platform for military families, where they can create their online store at free of cost, display their products and sell online. The portal is also being integrated with  E bay so as to facilitate automatic product display on E Bay to bring more business clients.

The portal is being launched on 2-3 months time but it is open for members of military families to create their shops/ services window. Please create you presence online and create your store/ business shop at Fauj Biz

Powerful Job Search Engine For Military Families Like Trivago?

Do you know HRD Portal of Chamber of Commerce of Ex Servicemen has a very powerful Job Search Engine like Trivago? It searches 50 top jobs portals including military jobs portals to present search research.

To use the portal go to the link http://jobs.militarychamber.org/mil/jobs/  in search engine write details of job rank and place and click search and it gives you best results from top 50 jobs portals. it is single window jobs search engine. No need to go to 50 websites to search the jobs.

Click here for job search.

Job Search Engine

Chamber Invites Citation for Padma Award 2018

Dear Military Family

Chamber has taken  a call to nominate members of military families for Padma Awards 2018 as announced by the Govt by March 2018.

The last date for submission of nomination is 15 Sep 2017.

Accordingly chamber invites citation from its members for persons to be nominated for Padma Awards who have rendered services  of exceptional significance as per the policy of G0vt of India. A brief about the awards is given at end of the e mail.

Citation shall be send under a covering letter giving all relevant personal details and supporting documents. Please submit by 10 Sep 2017.

On receipts of above, chamber shall carry out relevant interaction as required.

Chamber is proposing to submit names of Major Dhyan Chand and Field Marshal Manekshaw for Bharat Ratna. Other names are invited.

The citation shall be send on e mail awards@militarychamber.org

Please give a wide publicity.


Col Ashk; Veteran

Managing Convener

Chamber of Commerce of Ex Servicemen


Padma Awards
The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of Republic Day. The Awards are given in three categories: Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher order) and Padma Shri (distinguished service). The award seeks to recognize achievements in all fields of activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved.
The Padma Awards are conferred on the recommendations made by the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted by the Prime Minister every year. The nomination process is open to the public. Even self-nomination can be made.
History and Relevance
The Government of India instituted two civilian awards-Bharat Ratna & Padma Vibhushan in 1954. The latter had three classes namely Pahela Varg, Dusra Varg and Tisra Varg. These were subsequently renamed as Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri vide Presidential Notification issued on January 8, 1955.
Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the country. It is awarded in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. It is treated on a different footing from Padma Award. The recommendations for Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister to the President of India. No formal recommendations for Bharat Ratna are necessary. The number of Bharat Ratna Awards is restricted to a maximum of three in a particular year. Government has conferred Bharat Ratna Award on 45 persons till date.
Padma Awards
Padma Awards, which were instituted in the year 1954, is announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day except for brief interruption(s) during the years 1978 and 1979 and 1993 to 1997.
The award is given in three categories, namely,
Padma Vibhushan for exceptional and distinguished service;
Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of a high order; and
Padma Shri for distinguished service.

All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards. However, Government servants including those working with PSUs, except doctors and scientists, are not eligible for these Awards.
The award seeks to recognize works of distinction and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields of activities/disciplines. An illustrative list of the fields is as under:
Art (includes Music, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Cinema, Theatre etc.)
Social work (includes social service, charitable service, contribution in community projects etc.)
Public Affairs (includes Law, Public Life, Politics etc.)
Science & Engineering (includes Space Engineering, Nuclear Science, Information Technology, Research & Development in Science & its allied subjects etc.)
Trade & Industry (includes Banking, Economic Activities, Management, Promotion of Tourism, Business etc.)
Medicine (includes medical research, distinction/specialization in Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Sidhha, Allopathy, Naturopathy etc.)
Literature & Education (includes Journalism, Teaching, Book composing, Literature, Poetry, Promotion of education, Promotion of literacy, Education Reforms etc.)
Civil Service (includes distinction/excellence in administration etc. by Government Servants)
Sports (includes popular Sports, Athletics, Adventure, Mountaineering, promotion of sports, Yoga etc.)
Others (fields not covered above and may include propagation of Indian Culture, protection of Human Rights, Wild Life protection/conservation etc.)
The award is normally not conferred posthumously. However, in highly deserving cases, the Government could consider giving an award posthumously.
A higher category of Padma award can be conferred on a person only where a period of at least five years has elapsed since conferment of the earlier Padma award. However, in highly deserving cases, a relaxation can be made by the Awards Committee.
The awards are presented by the President of India usually in the month of March/April every year where the awardees are presented a Sanad (certificate) signed by the President and a medallion.
The recipients are also given a small replica of the medallion, which they can wear during any ceremonial/State functions etc., if the awardees so desire. The names of the awardees are published in the Gazette of India on the day of the presentation ceremony.
The total number of awards to be given in a year (excluding posthumous awards and to NRI/foreigners/OCIs) should not be more than 120.
The award does not amount to a title and cannot be used as a suffix or prefix to the awardees’ name
Who decides
All nominations received for Padma Awards are placed before the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted by the Prime Minister every year. The Padma Awards Committee is headed by the Cabinet Secretary and includes Home Secretary, Secretary to the President and four to six eminent persons as members. The recommendations of the committee are submitted to the Prime Minister and the President of India for approval.


Most Intelligent Resume Builder in India For Military Families

Dear All

The military Chamber brings the most intelligent resume builder in India for military families.

The resume builder is smart and intelligent and helps you build the most the professional resume as per international standards.
The resume builder caters for military persons too.

It has almost 1500 formats and while you build your resume it gives you tips and gives suggestions on how to use power words which make your resume worthy.

The builder also helps you in creating new sections like awards and personal details as per your experience.

Please make use of resume builder at link Intelligent Resume Builder

Please try it or ask your spouse or children to make use of it. It is free.
Please share your experience with us at jobs@militarychamber.org
Please circulate it to other members of military families