Pampore: A free medical camp was organised by 110 BN CRPF at Lethpora village of Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday, where in People gathered in large numbers to get their health issues addressed.
An official said that 110 BN Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) along with the team of AYUSH department Pulwama organised a free medical health check-up camp and distributed free medicines under the Civic Action Program for Lethpora, Hatiwara, Hajibal and other nearby villagers at Lethpora area of Pampore.
He said that people including the ladies and senior citizens of the area gathered in large numbers for the health camp and more than 500 people took benefit of the camp.
The free camp was inaugurated by Yogesh Purohit, Commandant 110 Battalion, in presence of, Second-In- Commandant Anoop Kumar Singh, Deputy Commandant Suresh Kumar Yadavand Assistant Commandant Deepak Kumar.
Nearly 500 patients including large number of women along with their children were examined in the camp and were provided free medicines.
“CRPF runs various schemes for merging with local population and for having better coordination with them. Today we have organised free medical camp and you see a large number of people turned up in the programme, ” Yogesh Purohit, Commandant 110 CRPF batallion said, adding that aim of such programmes is to have good relation with locals and also help them in difficult times.
He said that last year also including the COVID times they organised many such camps where free medicines, sanitizers and masks etc were distributed among locals.
Such camps and community outreach programs will continue in future also,” he said.
Local people of these areas showed great enthusiasm and also appreciated the efforts and role of Commandant 110 battalion of CRPF and his team for creating a friendly environment in the area and developing good coordination among force and local public through their outreach programs and by organising such medical camps.