SRINAGAR: The Jammu & Kashmir Yateem Trust (JKYT) on Sunday commemorated its 46th annual conference here at central office in Jawahar Nagar.
According to a statement, the function was attended by dignitaries from all walks of life apart from the board of trustees and volunteers from JKYT’s more than 70 units spread across the state.
The function was presided over by JKYT patron Z A Tak. Justice Bashir Ahmad Kirmani was the chief guest whereas Ghulam Mohammad Dar (Deputy Commissioner Pulwama) Zareef Ahmad Zareef (poet and social worker) and Prof Mohammad Farooq Wani (HOD Mechanical Engineering NIT) were guests of honour.
The function started with the recitation of Holy Qur’an and Naat-e-Nabi (SAW) by orphans under the care of J&K Yateem Trust, the statement said.
In remembrance of Late founder of the Trust; Tak Zainagiri Memorial Awards were conferred on Ghulam Mohammad Dar for contribution in the field of administration, Prof Mohammad Farooq Wani in the field of academics and Zareef Ahmad Zareef for his commendable social work.
Gifts and felicitations were also awarded to 36 distinction holder inmates under care in 12 orphanages of the Trust in the field of academics, discipline and cleanliness.
JKYT general secretary Syed Abdul Raouf presented the 46th annual report for the year 2017-18 highlighting activities carried out by the Trust during the year ended March 2018.
In his speech, B A Kirmani paid tributes to the Trust founder Late Tak Zaianagiri, and lauded the role of JKYT in reaching out to orphans, widows and destitute and rendering moral and financial support to them. The other awardees also eulogised the 46 years of selfless social service of the Trust.
In his presidential address, Z A Tak conveyed thanks to all the well wishers, donors, dignitaries, awardees and other participants. He impressed upon his co-workers/volunteers to strive hard to wipe out the tears of the suffering humanity.
He reassured to continue to render the selfless social service to the deserving humanity by the Trust till the last breath of its trustees, volunteers and other workers, the statement said.