HANDWARA: AWAM AUR JAWAN AMAN HAI MUQAM’ - In an effort to strike a common chord with the local populace, 21 Rashtriya Rifles, under the aegis of Kilo Force organised Mobile Medical Teams. The ‘medical teams’ are functioning in entire Rajwar region of Handwara Tehsil, for the past one week and will continue its efforts till the requirement of Awam persists.
These assistance teams are organised with an aim to reach out and interact with civil population and distribute free medicines to the needy people of the interior and inaccessible villages of Rajwar. The mobile medical aid teams consists of foot patrols and vehicle patrol under the regimental medical officer and Nursing Assistance.
The effort of reaching to the snow bound and interiors of the entire Rajwar led to distribution of medical aid to more than 1800 people suffering from common ailments. These teams also provided relief to the off road vehicles and their stranded passengers. This effort of Army of providing medical aid is being highly appreciated by local populace of Rajwar.