Centre launches portal for AFD Items, Here is how CSD beneficiaries to get benefit

The Online Portal afd.csdindia.gov.in for purchase of items Against Firm Demand (AFD) from CSD Canteens, has been launched. The Portal will enable about 45 Lakh CSD beneficiaries to purchase AFD-I items from the comfort of their home.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 08, 2021 13:54 IST
Centre launches portal for AFD Items, Here is how CSD beneficiaries to get benefit
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The Union Defence Minister Shree Rajnath Singh on Friday, January 8 launched the online portal for the AFD items. At the launch of portal Defence Minister was accompanied by CDS General Bipin Rawat, CoAS Manoj Mukund Naravane, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Navy Chief Karambir Singh.

The Online Portal afd.csdindia.gov.in for purchase of items Against Firm Demand (AFD) from CSD Canteens, has been launched. According to the Union Defence Minister the Portal will enable about 45 Lakh Canteen Stores Department (CSD) beneficiaries to purchase AFD-I items from the comfort of their home.

"The Government is committed towards the welfare of all Jawans and Officers of Armed Forces and the Veterans. The launch of Online Portal today is in line with the vision of Digital India, enunciated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi", Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted.

How to Login at AFD portal: Steps to follow

Sale of AFD-I items through online portal Launched for January 2021 and, Steps to follow are as follows-

Go to the website of the AFD CSD i.e afd.csdindia.gov.in

At homepage, go to 'Shop Now' portal.

A new Login Window will open.

AFD CSD portal
AFD CSD portal Login page- Image screengrab

Now Enter User Name, Password and Captcha, before Login.

Note- For the new users New Registration Window has been opened after the formal launch of the portal.

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