CRPF 162 battalion organises free medical camp in Handwara

Former municipal committee chairman Handwara, Masroor Ahmad Banday, Assistant Commandant Abhishek Yadav, Assistant Commandant R K Malik, Medical Officer Dr Ajay

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Srinagar: A free medical health check-up camp was organized on Tuesday during the Civic Action Programme (CAP) conducted by the 162 battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at the Government girls middle School, Banday Mohalla in Handwara and distributed free medicines.

The camp was inaugurated by Second in Command P K Lal, 162 battalion CRPF.

Former municipal committee chairman Handwara, Masroor Ahmad Banday, Assistant Commandant Abhishek Yadav, Assistant Commandant R K Malik, Medical Officer Dr Ajay, Dr Javid Ahmad, social activist Towsewf Ahmad War and other officers graced the occasion by their presence.

During the medical camp a number of people including the ladies, children and senior citizens of the area gathered in large numbers for the health camp and more than 150 people took advantage of the camp.

Speaking on the occasion Second in Command P K Lal of 162 Battalion said “CRPF runs various schemes for assisting the needy and merging with the local population and for having better coordination with them. Today we have organised a free medical camp and consultancy for those who require medical assistance and you see a large number of people turned up in the programme”.

“The aim of such programmes is to have good relations with locals and also help them in difficult times. It’s a continuous process and 162 Battalion is periodically conducting community outreach programs (COP) in one or other way. In the past also such free medical camps were organised in different areas in Kupwara district”, added P K Lal.

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