COVID-19: Administrator Auqaf, Shamim Akhter donates over Rs 14 lakh | KNO

COVID-19: Administrator Auqaf, Shamim Akhter donates over Rs 14 lakh | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Rajouri, Apr 08 (KNO): In a bid to raise district level funds to fight the Coronavirus pandemic, the Administrator Auqaf and Chairman Shahdra Sharif shrine committee, Abdul Qayoon Dar Wednesday contributed an amount of Rupees 11 lakhs in district disaster management fund. According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), his wife Shamim Akhter also donated an amount of 3.5 lakhs out of her personal savings. The cheques were handed over to Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh in presence of Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Sher Singh in presence of Adv. Tazeem Dar and other officers of administration including media persons. Deputy Commissioner Rajouri while speaking on the occasion hailed the efforts of Administrator Auqaf and his wife for their donation in the district disaster management fund. DC informed that the district administration Rajouri has an amount of rupees 25 lakhs in district disaster management fund. He said that it is social responsibility for all to come forward for their help and donate in such funds besides providing essential commodities to the needy families. He also highlighted that the amount in the District Disaster Management fund would be used for the Augmentation of the Health Infrastructure in the district. He also assured them that district administration Rajouri is committed to provide them all the basic necessities to the general public. He added that there is adequate stock of essential commodities in the district. He urged upon the public to follow the guidelines of the lockdown by staying in their houses and maintain social distancing so that the chain of COVID19 spread can be broken—(KNO)