Quami Bhavana initiative launched to strengthen civil-military liaison in Rajouri

DC Rajouri with Army personnel.
DC Rajouri with Army personnel.

Excelsior Correspondent

Rajouri, July, 21: The District Administration, Rajouri has launched the Quami Bhavana initiative to strengthen the civil-military liaison and to boost the morale of jawans and officers of both serving and ex-servicemen levels.
The District Administration has started this unique initiative called Quami Bhavana wherein the District Magistrate visits the remote locations and interacts with jawans, officers and stays with them to take the first-hand appraisal of their workings and problems.
“This initiative has been named Quami Bhavana to display the national spirit for carrying out the mission of peace and development,” the DM Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan said.
It is pertinent to mention that two days ago, and as part of the initiative, DM Rajesh Kumar Shavan visited Lam based army battalion camp and interacted with Commanding Officer, Col. Naren and his team.
The DM spent one night with this unit at Lam and shared all experiences as well as discussed the roadmap for the development of the border area with the officers.
He said that the unit is doing commendable work to help the people especially in the time of COVID.
“The Indian Army has played a major role during the pandemic including generating awareness regarding COVID-19, COVID Vaccination and organising special medical camps at villages near LoC,” ” the DM said while lauding the efforts of the Indian Army.
During his tour to the border area as a part of the initiative, the DM also interacted with the officers and families of GREF who work round the clock in tough conditions to keep the road network functional and are contributing immensely to nation-building.
It is pertinent to mention here that soon after taking over as District Magistrate, Rajesh Kumar Shavan has taken several unique initiatives to improve the work culture and functioning of Govt. Offices include strengthening the office of Zila Sainik Welfare Officer and registering more than ten thousand ex-servicemen.
He also addressed the ex-servicemen through Facebook live events and appealed to them to contribute to the development process in each village based on their experience and exposure they acquired while serving the nation during active service.
Pertinently, 40,000 youth including 17000 women have also been registered and addressed through Facebook.