ARMY DISTRIBUTES COVID KITS FOR GUJJARS AND BAKARWALS

Udhampur (J&K) : 20 Aug 2020:Indian Army has always been on forefront to successfully accomplish the task assigned to it, whether it’s during war or in peace time. Whenever the need has arisen during any natural calamity or otherwise in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Army has always played a pivotal role. In order to facilitate civil population, Indian Army distributed COVID Kits for Gujjar and Bakarwal at Kotranka, Khawas, Samote, Budhal, Chasana and Makhidhar of Rajouri and Reasi Districts.

With nationwide drastic rise in the number of coronavirus cases, there is a dire need to maintain highest standard of hygiene and sanitation in the Area of Responsibility and also to create awareness amongst the local populace in this regard. Hence, 350 COVID Kits comprising of Soaps, Face Masks and Sanitisers were distributed to the Gujjars and Bakarwals community.