STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is always in forefront whenever nation faces any kind of crisis. Swayamsevaks always come forward to help motherland and play a crucial role in helping people in hour of crisis. In the ongoing hour of crisis, RSS has distributed relief among more than 12,000 families in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions. It was stated by Brig Suchet Singh, Prant Sanghchalak RSS J&K, while briefing media persons on Thursday. Brig Singh further said that, in the hour of crisis, Swayam Sevaks always help poor and needy without differentiating between caste, creed, culture or religion.
“Right from the very first day of lockdown, Sangh Parivar has launched a relief distribution drive for people who were mostly affected. Sewa Bharti Sankat Mochan Dal has played a major role in providing relief to needy persons, not only in UT of Jammu and Kashmir but also in UT of Ladakh. Sankat Mochan Dal was the first to start relief material distribution among affected people, including labourers from various states along with poor people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh,” he asserted.
Brig Suchet Singh further disclosed that about 3,000 Swayam Sevaks are serving needy families by distributing relief material in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions. “In 15 days of lockdown, 12,000 families were provided relief material at 663 places. Besides, face masks and sanitizers, 20 Kg dry ration was provided to each family. Swayam Sevaks also sanitised nearly 2,000 places in urban and rural areas, including schools, Mohallas, religious places and about 5,000 packets of cooked food were provided to affected families during the period. Sewa Bharti is manufacturing 2,000 masks daily at its various facilities. Sankat Mochan Dal, which is always in forefront, is taking care of 3,000 security forces personnel deputed at various places by providing them tea, juices and biscuits on daily basis,” he added. Dr Goutam Mengi, Prant Seh Sanghchalak said that a general helpline desk has also been established in every district of UT for convenience of people by Sewa Bharti, an affiliate of RSS. Meanwhile, RSS has also launched a medical helpline by dedicated team of doctors, including various specialists, to serve public. He appealed to the public to follow guidelines issued by the government in wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Sewa Bharti, Northern Region’s General Secretary Organisation, Jai Dev Dada was also present on the occasion.