RAJOURI: The District Red Cross Society convened its annual review meeting here and devised strategy for the involvement of more stakeholders in raising financial resources for extending assistance in emergent cases.
It was said that the DRCS has extended a record amount of assistance in last one year to patients undergoing treatment, road accident victims, families affected due to natural calamities, educational grants to extremely poor students and other individuals for various issues. During the months of April, May and June 2018, an amount of Rs 4.35 lakh was provided to 156 families/individuals in the district medical treatment while assistance to 365 persons was provided between April 2017 to March 2018.
The district administration has raised a record amount of Rs 32.14 lakh for the District Red Cross Society during the current year. Government officers and officials Tehsil Rajouri contributed a record amount of Rs 19.13 lakh during this year.
The DSRC decided to award the highest contributors Viz ARTO Rajouri( 4.09 lakh), Principal GDC Rajouri ( Rs 2.37 lakh), BMO Manjakote (Rs 2.05 Lakh),.