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JAMMU: Chairman Team Jammu Zorawer Singh Jamwal inaugurated the Recreation Centre for Senior Citizens’ in Jammu with an aim to give them  leisure momments in  their twilight years. Senior journalist and executive member of Press Club of Jammu Dinesh  Mahajan was also present on this occasion. Addressing the gathering, Mr Jamwal lauded Smt Usha Gupta a philathorpist and activist from Agra and Dr K L Gupta founder of Lajwanti Medical Trust for taking such a golden step to setup for Senior Support Service Club (SSSC) an essence of Shanti Rattan Dignity Livid (a unit ofF Lajwanti Medical Trust) will help senior citizens to socialise and also congratulated all the Senior citizens gathered.

He urged them to take full advantage of the facilities available at the centre. “This centre for senior citizens is one of its kind in the city. It will be an ideal platform for seniors to connect with seniors,” he said, adding that a society which does not respect and take care of its senior citizens cannot progress. Team Jammu Chairma added that in old age people usually feel lonely and due to due to depression they often suffer from other problems.

“This is a beautiful initiative and I congratulate the individuals who took the initiatve, he said, while adding, "we need more such platforms in our city where our elderly can come, socialise and lead a happy life.” "Passion does not die. Some People do not leave this world till they achieve or create grounds to achieve their social goal, said Dr. K.L Gupta who brain child the idea.

"The aim of the initiative is to create an engagement platform for senior citizens to interact socially, build a support network, boost their self esteem and lead an active life," Located at city outskirts i.e village Chowadi some  12 kms from main city, the recreation club in the name and style of Senior Support Service Club (SSSC) an essence of Shanti Rattan Dignity Livid (a unit ofF Lajwanti Medical Trust) will help senior citizens to socialise.

"Our motive is to keep the senior citizens lively and cheerful at boarding centre for elderly person. They can enrol themselves under our recently-launched senior citizen security cell and enjoy the facilities at the recreation centre. They can watch TV, read newspapers and magazines and play indoor games,"  said Dr. K.L  Gupta who took the initiative .

"The club is a mission of providing access to all privileges and facilities which elderly should deserve." This service will provide a source of recreation for elderly, a forum for social meeting where choice is provided without encumbrance for play, read, eat, gardening and Recreation club for senior citizens debate in friendly environment. Social activist and Railway employee Ram Paul also spoke on the occasion. Among prominent present on the occasion were Retired Chief Engineer k.L. Gupta, Retired Chief Engineer PHE O.P Gupta, social activist S.K Jain, Ashok Gupta, Rajesh Gupta, Vivek Sharma,  Kailash Langer, Bahadur Singh were present on the occasion.

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  • DGP thanks people for making the Mela a grand success

JAMMU: The raffle draw of the 31st Police Public Mela organised under the aegis of Police Wives Welfare Association (PWWA), was held at Gulshan Ground here today in presence of huge number of people who cheered joyfully during the draw. This main highlight of the mela, the raffle draw began at 4 p.m in which 7847 prizes were announced which included 21 cars and other high end gifts.

Advisor to Hon’ble Governor Shri K. Skandan, Director General of Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh, Mrs. Ninette Vas Sharma, Dr. Rubinder Kaur, Chairperson PWWA a galaxy of police officers and PWWA members was present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion Advisor Shri K. Skandan appreciated the efforts of J&K Police for organising the Mela in a befitting manner. He said that the event will help to strengthen relations between the police and the people.

Director General of Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh, addressing the gathering thanked the people for their huge participation. He thanked the PWWA members, organising committee and different units of J&K police and all the personnel engaged in making excellent arrangements which helped in conducing the event in a smooth and befitting manner. He congratulated the winners and hoped that the people will continue their patronisation in this mega police- public partnership event.

DGP said that Police Public Mela provides an opportunity for interaction between police and public. He said that such events strengthen the bonds between police and people which help the force to enhance its capabilities. He said that with the active cooperation of the general public we will be able to ensure peace in the State. He also thanked the media fraternity for covering the event well. DGP thanked Academy for Art Culture & Language, Delhi Public School, Police Public School, Miran Sahib, artists from districts.

At the end of the draw Mrs. Ninette Vas Sharma, Dr. Rubinder Kaur Chairperson PWWA and other PWWA members distributed prizes among the best selected stalls of the Mela. The first prize of Rs.12000/- and certificate was given to Police Welfare Center, Jammu, 2nd prize of Rs.10,000/- and certificate was given to Police Welfare Center, Srinagar, third prize of Rs.8000/- was given to Prisons Department. Consolation prizes of Rs.5000/- each were given to PWWA Boutique, Police Welfare Center Kathua, district Anantnag and district Poonch. Prizes for best sale throughout the year were given to Police Welfare Center Kathua and Kulgam. The best worker prizes were given to HC Prabh Dayal and HC Zahoor Ahmed, while best worker from Martyr family was given to Ms Suriya Rasheed dauther of martyr Const. Abdul Rashid.

Earlier, in the day Prizes were distributed among the winners of Healthy Baby Competition and painting competition by Chairperson PWWA. The show was organized by PWWA at SDRF 2nd Bn. Gulshan Ground on February 09, 2019 as a part of the mela.

The result of the raffle draw are : 1st Prize (Car Maruti Ciaz) A-86057, B-57297, C-49670, D-19607, E-65482, F-32933, G-63602, 2nd Prize (Car Wagon-R) A-75917, B-06751, C-08581, D-39299, E-03325, F-82693, G-68296, 3rd Prize (Car Alto 800) A-27476, B-57878, C-26005, D-09203, E-00349, F-11266, G-06376, 4th Prize (Motor Cycle TVS Apache) A-90229, B-48374, C-87894, D-92670, E-69002,  F-01894, G-66110, 5th Prize (Full HD smart LED 43") A-90392, B-60984, C-71275, D-58182, E-92273, F-95183, G-44530, 6th Prize (Scooty 4G) A-25621, B-30848, C-37154, D-04794, E-70686, F-35498, G-54535, 7th Prize (Apple iPad 10.5") A-38741, B-41757, C-98378, D-52661, E-21118, F-43996, G-28010, 8th Prize (Lapto HP) A-69287, B-16753, C-70749, D-38258, E-44544, F-08332, G-30613,  9th Prize (Samsung Refrigerator) A-15996, B-14296, C-68076, D-46498, E-65243, F-71328, G-78716, 10th Prize (Samsung Washing Machine) A-42723, B-73920, C-70147, D-55503, E-09067, F-88252, G-69702, 11th Prize (Rs.5000) A-06240, B-67626, C-46104, D-80710, E-27231, F-13391, G-79367, 12th Prize (Rs.1000) last four digits 7567, 13th Prize (Rs.500) last three digits 238 and 14th Prize (Rs.200) last two digits 96

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JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated the 31st Jammu & Kashmir Police Public Mela at Police Sports Stadium, Gulshan Ground, here today. Dr. Rubinder Kour, Chairperson, Jammu and Kashmir Police Wives Welfare Association, lady members of the Association, Shri Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Shri Kewal Kumar Sharma, Shri K Skandan Advisors to the Governor, and Shri Dilbag Singh , Director General of Police, were among those present on the occasion.

Governor lit the ceremonial lamp to mark the commencement of the Police-Public Mela. He paid floral tributes to the Jawans and Officers of J&K Police who laid down their lives while performing their duties. Governor, along with other dignitaries, went around the stalls put up in the Mela and showed keen interest in the exhibited goods. He interacted with the stall holders andappreciated the quality of products put on display.

Governor was briefed by Dr. Rubinder Kour about the aims and objectives of the Mela and about the activities of the Organization which are aimed at securing the welfare of police personnel and their families, with special attention to widows and orphans. Governor was presented memento by Dr. Rubinder Kour, Chairperson PWWA.

A very large number of people from all walks of life attended the Mela and showed great enthusiasm in purchasing goods on sale, eating food of various kind which was being served at the Mela. Students from J&K Police Public Schools and artists from various cultural organisations presented scintillating cultural items on the occasion. Among others, the inaugural function was attended by a sizeable number of senior serving and retired civil and police officers.