Parents thank DGP for Rs. 12.31 lakh financial assistance
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police helped three students of Modern High School Rambagh in Srinagar to get cochlear implant surgery and hearing aids that enables the students to hear and respond.
These students, accompanied by their parents, met the Director General of Police S P Vaid at Police Headquarters on Monday and thanked him for the support provided by police.
V K Singh, when posted as ADGP Security J&K in September 2015, took the initiative of screening fifteen students with hearing disability at Modern High School under the Civic Action Plan(CAP). An ENT specialist at SMHS Hospital certified that two students, Abida Hanief daughter of Mohammad Hanief Lone from Barzulla, and Rutba Rashid daughter of Abdul Rashid Hajam of Narkara Budgam, could benefit from the cochlear implant surgery.
A statement by J&K Police said that an amount of Rs 12 lakhs were incurred by police under CAP, through Principal Govt. Medical College Srinagar for the surgery and Rs 31000 were incurred on for providing a hearing aid to Abid Hussain son of Arshad Ahmad of Litter Pulwama through Aash Speech & Hearing Clinic Srinagar.
Cochlear implant surgery was conducted by Professor Rafiq Ahmad Pampori, former Principal of GMC Srinagar, Dr. Rouf Ahmad, HoD, ENT SMHS, Srinagar and Dr. Aleena, Registrar ENT, SMHS Srinagar. Hearing Aid Implant activity was conducted by Dr. Tariq Ahmad, Audiologist, SMHS Srinagar.
DGP interacted with the student beneficiaries and their parents at his office on Monday. He said that it is heartening to note that police efforts have shown good results, said the press statement. The DGP also hailed the efforts of ADGP V K Singh, the doctors and AIG Welfare Dr. Haseeb Mughal for getting the disability of the students treated by medical intervention.