Army providing helping hand in remote areas of Poonch
May 03, 2021
POONCH: To mitigate the effects of second wave of COVID-19 outbreaks, Army on Sunday organised spraying of disinfectant and awareness campaign at Khanetar, Kasbalari, Jhullas, Magnar and Kuniyan in District Poonch.
Army always played a vital role in all sphere of life, is it safeguarding the borders against our hostile neighbor or to help the civil auth and locals in times of natural calamity. The last one year or more has been devastating for the entire world due to outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
Most advanced countries of the world have been hit badly and India has also been affected equally. The second wave of Corona virus is even more deadly which has severely impacted our country.
The remote parts of Poonch District also become vulnerable to this threat due to lack of health infrastructure. In these testing time, local Army unit joined hands with Corona warriors and carried out mass awareness and spraying of disinfectant campaign in remote villages of Khanetar, Kasbalari, Jhullas, Magnar and Kuniyan. Apart from other COVID protocols, social distancing i.e. 'Do Gajkiduri, Mask Hai Zaroori' was spread to local populace of the area.
In Addition, the unit helped its Ex-service men, Veer Naris and Widows by reaching to their homes with Anti COVID kits. The low income/ BPL families were also provided with ration kits at their door steps to help them sustain in devastating times which has also impacted their livelihood adversely