18 May, 2020
Pulwama: On instructions of district administration, Recs foundation, a non government organisation, reached out to poor and needy people in far flung areas of Kandi belt in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district with essential food stuff and other safety items.
The Media coordinator of the organisation, senior Journalist Nisar ul Haq Allie told in the first phase they reached to destitutes in Sangerwani, Baghander, Aditrag and Namblan villages in upper reaches of Pulwama.
“The Gujjar residents , who live in miserable conditions in mud huts in Namblan, were surprised to see an NGO dispensing food stuffs and other items of daily use at their door steps,” Allie said. He said that Namblan is a desolate habitation within Shopian Forest Division and they were provided horses by the locals to ferry the relief items.
He added that 45 kits were distributed among 4 dozen families .
Each kit, he said, contained rice, cooking oil, detergent, disinfectants and legumes.
The NGO authorities informed that there is a need of 255 kits, which they will be providing to the poor and needy residents in a couple of weeks.
The drive was carried out under the supervision of Recs patron, Prof Mohammad Ramzan. Aijaz Hameed, coordinator Recs , Nisar ul Haq Allie, senior journalist carried out the drive with support of voluntaries including Bilal Ahmad and Mohammad Iqbal.