Mega Legal Services- cum-Awareness Camp held at Kupwara

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Kupwara, Oct 18: Under the aegis of NALSA and as per the directions of Chief Justice Ms. Justice Gita Mittal, High Court Of Jammu and Kashmir and under the able leadership and guidance of Mr. Justice Alok Aradhe, Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority, A Mega Legal Services-Cum-Awareness Camp was organized today by Chairman District Legal Services Authority Kupwara, Mr. Mohammad Ibrahim Wani Principal District and Sessions Judge Kupwara, in collaboration with District Administration at TRC Complex, Kupwara.
The camp was attended by District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, Officers of various departments, Judicial Officers and officers of various banks, besides, a large number of local public including beneficiaries of different services rendered on spot.
The camp was aimed to make general masses aware of their entitlements under the law and apprise them about the availability of free legal services, besides to connect them to several welfare schemes launched by Central and State governments.
Stalls were installed by various departments including District Legal Services Authority, Social Welfare, Education, Labour, JK Bank, Grameen Bank, Agriculture, Health, Revenue, KVK, Municipal Committee, Fisheries, ICDS, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, PHE, Handloom, FCS & CA, Rural Development, SHG UMEED and JKEDI.
The departments on the occasion delivered their services wherein the Social Welfare Department provided 5 motorised tricycles, 5 hearing aids, 10 sticks and 4 wheel chairs to disabled persons, sanctioned 49 certificates to old age, 16 to physically challenged persons, cleared assistance to 44 widow cases and marriage assistance to 200 girls. In addition to it, 96 cases amounting to Rs 11.52 Lakh under MFCH were sanctioned and handed over to the beneficiaries.