AWWA is the acronym for Army Wives Welfare Association. As the association works for the welfare of the spouses, children and dependents of the Army personnel it is aptly referred as the invisible hands that shape the punch of the Indian Army. The association has been officially registered as a Welfare Society with the Registrar of Societies, Delhi Administration on 23 August 1966; the day being celebrated as AWWA Day. It is one of the largest voluntary organizations in India that has charted its course for fulfilling the societal obligation through social empowerment and skill building of spouses and dependents of Army personnel since inception. AWWA aims at the holistic development and well-being of Army Wives including their children and rehabilitation of war widows and differently-abled children.