Srinagar: Seshashtra Seema Bal (SSB), a paramilitary force, Wednesday held a Civic Action Programme for the differently-abled kids at Shalimar here.
In a statement, a spokesman of SSB said that the programme was held in collaboration with Kaunsar Special School cum Rehabilitation Centre.
He said that during the event, various IQ toys, study kits, writing kits and special games were given to the physically challenged students. One computer along with a printer and UPS were also presented to the school by the SSB, he said.
The spokesman further said that a day-long free medical camp was also organized during the event. “More than 450 patients were seen during the day that included 300 females and 75 males.”
Deputy Inspector General (DIG), SSB RK Bhumbla who was the chief guest on the occasion emphasized on conducting more welfare activities in the Valley. Addressing a gathering Bhumbla said, “SSB always believes in reaching out to people, winning their hearts, and organizing such events for the needy people gives inner satisfaction to all of us.”
Speaking on the occasion, the chairperson Tasleema Shah said that people and government need to come forward to help the differently-abled kids.
The medical camp was conducted by three doctors Dr Nazir Ahmed Shah, Dr Aman and DAK spokesperson, Dr Riyaz Dagga, the spokesman said.
Others present on the occasion were Prof Untoo, associated with Al-Habib foundation and Advocate Pervaiz Ahmed.