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JammuCivil Military interaction held

Civil Military interaction held


Jammu Tawi, July 6:   Army organized a Joint Civil–Military interaction and co-operation meeting in the border village of Pargwal, recently. The function was inaugurated jointly by Commander of Chenab Brigade along with Dr. Krishan Lal, MLA Khour and Shri Rajeev Sharma, MLA Akhnoor.  It was attended by Shri Davinder Pal, SDM Khour, Sunaina Mehta, SDM Akhnoor, Arun Gupta, SP (Rural) and RC Puri, Director Red Cross Society, Jammu along with village Sarpanch of Pargwal. The interaction envisaged to acquaint the civil administration on the civil–military co-operation in border security and also to make them aware of various safety measures during cross border firing. During the interaction, a medical camp was also organized by the Army with the assistance from State Department aimed at addressing the medical needs of the locals residing in remote and border areas of Pargwal including adjoining villages. Doctors and Specialists from the Army as well as State Health Department including Medical, Orthopedic, Eye, ENT, Pediatrician, Gynaecologist, Surgeon and Ayurveda rendered free medical advice, carried out medical checkup and distributed medicines to approximately 1181 people of border areas. In addition, Indian Red Cross Society also contributed by setting up an awareness camp during the above function in which the younger generation and school children of the area were imparted first aid training.

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