Mega legal awareness prog on empowerment of citizens held at B’pora
Post by RK News on Monday, November 7, 2022
Bandipora, Nov 6: District Legal Services Authority Bandipora in collaboration with District Administration Bandipora on Sunday organized a mega legal services camp regarding empowerment of citizens through legal services, at Conference Hall of Mini Secretariat here.
The programme was inaugurated by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora Waseem Raja. Dy SP. Headquarters, Bandipora, Shafaat Ahmad, Deputy Chief Education Officer, Bandipora Mohammad Rafiq, District Social Welfare Officer, Bandipora Zonal Education Officers and PO, NIC were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the ADC Bandipora said the aim of the programme was to create awareness in the community about their rights and different welfare schemes and laws enacted for empowerment of citizens. He stressed on conduct of more such awareness programmes and camps, door to door outreach to spread awareness about empowerment of citizens in schools, colleges, villages and other community levels.
Dy SP. Headquarters, Bandipora and Deputy CEO, Bandipora also delivered speech on constitutional and fundamental rights of Citizens, Free Legal Aid & Services provided by the Legal Aid Institutions, Digital Initiative for approaching Institutions, Legal Services Management System and remedies available under various laws.
In the programme, 151 beneficiaries were benefitted with social welfare schemes from the District Social Welfare Office, Bandipora. The programme was anchored by Adv. Abdul Rashid Khan and attended by staff members of Education Department Bandipora, and staff members of DLSA Bandipora, PLVs and Anganwadi workers.