CISF hands over 100 Food kits to DC Bandipora in Jammu and Kashmir for further distribution to needy, destitute

Bandipora: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Tuesday donated 100 Food Kits and handed over to Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza for further distribution to needy persons amid lockdown.
The kits were handed over by Commandant Rohit Kumar Yadav to the Deputy Commissioner. Nodal Officer with Deputy Commissioner for COVID-19, Mehraj Wani, Assistant Commandant Rahul Kala, Assistant Commandant Nipane Manish Ruprao, Inspector Hans Raj Yadav and other senior officers were present on the occasion.
The kits contain rice, Oil, pulses, spices, flour and other essentials. The District administration shall distribute kits among the destitute and poor people of the district.
Deputy Commissioner thanked the CISF for contributing at testing times. He said the district administration has so far distributed about 1500 Food Kits while 500 more kits have been prepared for further distribution. He thanked all the people who donated Food Kits and other necessary items to the district administration. Earlier several local businessmen donated food kits for further distribution to the needy.
Mirza said in view of lockdown in the district, there are numerous people who need help and in this regard the district administration has roped in NGOs, and other volunteers who are delivering food kits to the needy people. He said he
A district level coordination cell has also been constituted for effective coordination with local NGOs interested in providing their support and services in ongoing campaign against spread of Corona Virus Disease.
Mehraj-ud-Din Wani, Nodal Officer with DC Bandipora is heading the Cell with Sajad Ahmad Rather and Altaf Ahmad Mir as its members. The cell will coordinate and rope in the support and services of the interested NGOs, as per their specializations/strengths, and shall further deploy and assign them areas as per requirement.
DC Bandipora said the cell was formed after many individuals, NGOs and concerned organizations expressed willingness to assist the district administration in various fields to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
He said many NGOs and individuals have handed over food packets to the district administration of further distribution to the needy people. He said the better coordination by the cell will yield better results on ground and will avoid duplicity in distribution of relief.

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