Land allotted for Composite Home for old aged persons

JAMMU: Governor N N Vohra has approved transfer of 16 Kanals of State Land to the Social Welfare Department (SWD) for establishing a Composite Home for Old Age at village Ghaink in Tehsil Bhalwal of Jammu district.
According to a statement, it would be recalled that the State Government has already enacted a law, The Jammu and Kashmir Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2014, for promoting the welfare of senior citizens. The Governor has directed the Secretary, Social Welfare Department, to urgently finalise and notify the Rules for the implementation of this Act.
The State Government’s Revenue Department has already sanctioned transfer of 23 Kanals of land to the SWD for establishing a Composite Regional Centre (CRC) For Persons with Disability (PwDs) at the same village.