SHOPIAN JUNE 16: In a distribution camp organised here at Mini Secretariat by Social Welfare Department, the Development Commissioner of Shopian Choudhary Mohammad Yasin provided motorised tricycles to 15 Differently Abled Persons belonging to BPL category and having more than 40% disability in lower limbs.
Present on the occasion were ADC Shiekh Abdul Aziz, ARTO Moazzam Ali, AO Umer Javaid, DSWO Mohammad Shafait, TSWO Farhana Tak, Women Welfare Officer Mohasina Mukhtar besides all officials Mahila Shakti Kendra and District and Tehsil Social Welfare offices.
Later while interacting with media persons the DDC complimented the Social Welfare Department for organising such distribution camps for Specially Abled Persons. He said that department has worked tirelessly during pandemic to provide pension to 10398 pensioners in a time bound manner. He further added that department has sanctioned 900 new pension cases during lockdown, thereby brining pendency to zero.
The DAPs also appreciated the efforts of department in reaching out to the marginalised and downtrodden sections of the society during lockdown.(KNB)