JK CM relates service to needy with service to God
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 05/15/2011 at 7:16AM
Comments | Region: India
“The twenty years militancy period has shifted attention towards the violence affected people putting the affecters of other incidents and calamities out of focus”, he added and called for universal measures for the rehabilitation of all physically challenged and destitute.
Speaking at the Free-Artificial Limbs Camp organized by BROWWA-BECON in collaboration with All India Marwardi Yuva Much at Rengreth near here, the Chief Minister said that joint efforts by the Government, NGOs and other organizations are required to help rehabilitation of physically challenged persons.
“Social welfare is a broader concept and the delivery on this front is a noble service to be rendered sincerely and with a missionary spirit”, he said and appreciated the efforts of Border Roads Organization Wives Welfare Association (BROWWA) and the NGO for realizing the need of needy and delivering on this count.
“Your efforts are praise worthy”, Omar Abdullah told the duo organizations and stressed on holding more such camps in the Valley adding that physically challenged and destitute in the Valley require all the more attention for their rehabilitation and normal life activities.
The Chief Minister also noticed the role of BRO and BECON in helping the State and the people during the period of need. “Your role in Waltango Snow-storm, 2005 earthquake, Ladakh flash flood and other calamities is laudable”, he said underlining the social work rendered by the BRO in the State with praise.
Omar also praised the organization for working with zest and bravely during difficult snow clearing operations on National Highways and other routes to restore the traffic and keep the roads pliable. He said that the cut-off areas during winter are linked back to the rest of the State by your dedicated efforts referring to the re-opening of Srinagar-Leh, Karnah, Keran, Machhil, Gurez and other routes.
Minister of State for Home, Nasir Aslam Wani, Minister of State for R&B, Javid Ahmad Dar, Chief Engineer, BECONS, Brig. T. P. S. Rawat and officers of BECON were present on the occasion.
The Chief Minister interacted with the physically challenged persons who received free artificial limbs at the camp. As many as 100 men, women and children were given the artificial limbs and clippers at the camp.
It was stated that during the last year 150 persons of this category were provided this aid while in a special medical camp this year over 1200 patients were provided free medicines and treatment by BROWWA-BECON.