Red Cross Rajouri Sets Up Sports Infrastructure In Distt Jail


Medical Checkup, awareness camp organised

RAJOURI – District Development Commissioner, Rajouri, Saugat Biswas as Chairman of District Red Cross Society distributed sports materials and provided other logistic assistance to setup sports infrastructure in the District Jail, Rajouri.

Three Volley Ball courts and a Badminton Court has been set up in the District Jail. Apart from this, volleyballs, badminton shuttles, racquets, shuttle cocks, Carom Boards have been provided to the inmates. The DDC said that sports are the healthiest recreation, and in the stressful environs of the jail it can prove both as a recreation as well as a reforming tool for the inmates. With a view to fostering positive energy and healthy spirit in the jail, creation of sports infrastructure within the campus was very important.

Biswas further inaugurated a day medical check-up cum awareness camp for the jail inmates, organized by the District Red Cross. A team of specialist doctors of medicine, ENT, orthopaedics, dentistry and gynaecology examined the jail inmates thoroughly. Lab investigations were also conducted wherever required. Awareness regarding various diseases was given to the inmates in addition to tips on healthcare.

The DDC inaugurated a volleyball match of two teams of jail inmates on the occasion.

With a view to assisting physically challenged inmates the District Red Cross also provided a wheel chair. The DDC assured that the doctors shall regularly visit the jail inmates on rotation basis to provide medical facilties.

The DDC interacted with the jail inmates and motivated them for leading a healthy life. He also lauded the efforts of the Secretary, District Red Cross Society, Sadiq Khan and the Superintendent Jail, Mohd. Rafiq Khatana, who achieved the target, set by the Chairman within time.

The function was attended by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Zahoor Shawl along with a team of senior doctors comprising Dr. Abdul Rashid Choudhary, Dr. Vijay Gupta, Dr. Shalinder Sharma, Dr. Shameem Choudhary, Dr. Shagufta Chaudhari, Dr. Sachin Vaid.

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