Div Com discusses arrangements for Red Cross Mela

Div Com Jammu Sanjeev Verma chairing a meeting on Monday.
Div Com Jammu Sanjeev Verma chairing a meeting on Monday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 18: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma who is also Chairman of Regional Red Cross Society Jammu, convened a meeting of heads of various departments to discuss the arrangements for the annual Red Cross Mela-cum Raffle draw 2020, here today.
The meeting was attended by Honorary Secretary Red Cross Society, Dinesh Gupta, besides senior functionaries of Health, Police, Industries, Education, Social Welfare, BSF, Army, CRPF, members’ civil societies and other concerned departments.
Threadbare discussions were held with regard to sale of Raffle Draw tickets, sponsorships and making other necessary arrangements for annual Red Cross Mela-cum-Raffle Draw 2020.
The Secretary Red Cross Society gave a detailed presentation on activities of Red Cross Society. He informed that the objective of organizing the Red Cross Mela is to create awareness among the general masses regarding Red Cross Society and generate funds for the welfare activities of the society. He further informed that the funds generated would be used for giving financial assistance to poor and treatment of poor patients.
The Div Com stressed on greater involvement of social organizations and youth in extending service to downtrodden and those facing distress due to manmade or natural calamities besides providing services to destitute, orphans and needy people.
The Div Com asked the departments to cooperate with the Red Cross Society for distribution of tickets and other arrangements to make the event successful. He further asked the concerned to work in synergy and maintain close liaison with each other to make the event a grand success. He urged the education authorities to motivate students and colleges for engaging in such activates for welfare of people.
Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner asked Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division to expedite the process for disposal of all pending land acquisition and requisition cases of Army.
The Div Com issued these directions while chairing a meeting of Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division held to review the status of land acquisition cases of Army.
The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Jammu, Vijay Kumar Sharma, Senior Army Officers and other concerned, while Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Rajouri, Udhampur and Ramban along with other concerned officers attended the meeting through video conferencing.
The DCs apprised the Div Com of present status of land requisition and acquisition cases in their respective districts. It was informed that most of the cases have been resolved in some of the districts while other pending cases are being processed.