Thursday, 19 January 2012


GANDERBAL Army organises a Medical cum Veterinary Camp at Shalabugh, Ganderbal, on 19 Jan 12. The camp is yet another step by the Army to reach out to the people and address their concerns. Displaying excellent synergy between Army and Civil Administration, wherein a team of Army Doctors and local Civil Doctors including one Lady Doctor, Medical and Veterinary Specialist and Dental Doctor attended to a large number of patients in the Medical cum Veterinary camp. 
Local villagers turned up in large numbers to get the treatment. Large number of patients to including male, female, children and animals were treated by Army and civilian doctors where free medicines were also distributed. Tea and refreshments were also provided to the Awam. Alongwith the Camp, a Village Development Meeting (VDM) was also organised for people of Shalabugh.
Brig Niraj Seth interacted with the locals and promised to conduct such camps regularly for benefit of Awam in far flung areas.  During interaction the Awam praised efforts of the Army in providing succour to the populace. Participation in large numbers by the Awam for such a noble endeavour by the Army will surely go a long way in bringing succour to the Aman in the Valley.


AKHNOOR: Army unit under Nagrota based Headquarters provided furniture and Study material to Government Middle School, Chandian and Government Primary School, Pullianwala(Malpur) under Operation Sadbhavana on 19 Jan 2012.   

The furniture was provided with an aim to reach out to the locals and for the betterment of education facilities for school going children of Malpur area (Akhnoor).  Representatives from the education department, civil administration, village sarpanch alongwith the large number of villagers were present during the handing over function.

The schools were provided with desks, school bags and fans apart from study material for distribution to the needy children.  The school authorities and villagers thanked the Army for having helped in the upkeep of the infrastructure of the schools and expressed their gratitude for provision of infrastructure for the schools.

The Commanding Officer of the unit interacted with the children and the locals on the occasion and assured them of all possible assistance in future also.