Legal awareness camp held at Kulgam

KULGAM: Under the aegis of NALSA and as per the directions of Chief Justice Ms. Justice Gita Mittal, High Court Of Jammu and Kashmir and under the able leadership and guidance of Mr. Justice Alok Aradhe, Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority, A Mega Legal Services-Cum-Awareness Camp was organized by Chairman District Legal Services Authority Kulgam, MrKishore Kumar Principal District and Sessions Judge Kulgam, in collaboration with District Administration here Saturday.
The camp was attended by District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Dr Shamim Ahmad Wani, ADC, ACR, Officers of various departments, Judicial Officers and officers of various banks, besides, a large number of local public including beneficiaries of different services rendered on spot. The camp was aimed to make general masses aware of their entitlements under the law and apprise them about the availability of free legal services, besides to connect them to several welfare schemes launched by Central and State governments.
Stalls were installed by various departments including District Legal Services Authority, Social Welfare, Education, Labour, JK Bank, Grameen Bank, Agriculture, Health, Revenue, KVK, Municipal Committee, Fisheries, ICDS, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, PHE, Handloom, FCS & CA, Rural Development, SHG UMEED and JKEDI.
On the occasion, DDC said that the objective of organizing such camps is to impart awareness among general people about various state/ central schemes of government. He also thanked people for massive participation and taking a keen interest in the development programmes.
Later, Principal and District Session Judge along with the DDC inspected the informative stalls set up by the district line departments and enquired about the criteria and facilitates being provided to the beneficiaries.
On the occasion, cheques worth Rs 8.39lakh were distributed by Labour and Social Welfare departments distributed 38 toolkits among plumbers whereas Horticulture department distributed 100 spray motors and 6 Tillers among beneficiaries. Sheep Husbandry distributed 87 blankets among chopans and sanction letters were also distributed..