Jammu Tawi, April 22
Governor N.N. Vohra, President of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), J&K, felicitated civil, State and Central Police Forces, Army, Industry and civil society members who have been providing unstinting support to the Red Cross movement and contributed significantly to the successful organization of the Red Cross Mela which was recently held at Jammu. The felicitation function was held at the Raj Bhavan. Governor welcomed Avinash Rai Khanna, Vice-Chairman IRCS National Head Quarters, New Delhi, who had come especially to participate in this function. Lauding Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Chairman of the Jammu IRCS and his team for their sustained efforts in promoting the activities of the Red Cross Society, Governor emphasized the need for the Society’s activities extending to all parts of the State. He urged all the Deputy Commissioners to dovetail Red Cross activities with the local festivals so that the largest number of people get acquainted with and appreciate the noble objectives of the Red Cross movement. Governor thanked all the sponsors, individuals and organizations who had extended support for making the Red Cross Mela 2017 a high success. He observed that Red Cross needs to organise activities in the Kashmir and Ladakh regions by holding similar events.