Rajouri:The arrangements for the smooth conduct of Red Cross Mela were today discussed here at a meeting chaired by District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh.
After a threadbare discussion, it was decided that the Mela shall be conducted on December 28, 2020. The concerned were directed to make all the necessary arrangements for the Mela well in time.
The DDC said that the objective of the Mela is to highlight the fundamental principles of the Red Cross movement which include humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary services, unity and universality. He said that it is the social responsibility of both administration and public both to raise funds for Red Cross society so that the poor and needy people could be provided relief.
The DDC stressed on greater involvement of social organizations and youth in extending services to downtrodden and those facing distress due to manmade or natural calamities, besides providing services to destitute, orphans and needy people.
He asked the departments to cooperate with the Red Cross Society for putting in place the necessary arrangements.
The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sher Singh; Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Anees Altaf Nabi; Principal GHHS Rajouri, Abdul Raof Dar; District Social Welfare Officer, Wakeel Ahmed Bhatt; Executive Engineer, PWD Rajouri, Mohammad Zubair; Executive Engineer, Jal Shakti Department Rajouri, Mushtaq Ahmed; Executive Engineer, PDD Rajouri, Munshi Khan; District Youth Services and Sports Officer, Mohd Yousif Lone and DySP, Latief Chowdhary.