R S Pura
An awareness cum cheque distribution camp organized by Social Welfare department under the supervision of District Social Welfare Officer Mr Kulraj at Sangam Palace Badayal Qazian in which 400 to 500 people from various adjoining panchayats participated. MLA Suchetgarh Sham Lal Choudhary was chief guest on the occasion accompanied by Tehsildar Suchetgarh Savita Chouhan, Bushan Singh Manhas SHO R S Pura and ex-dist president BJP Sat Pal Pappi and Mandal Pradhan Swarn Singh Chib.
They were made aware of the schemes being implemented by the Social Welfare Department for the uplift of weaker section of the society. They were also made aware that students whose parental income is less than one lakh and are residing in backward area are able to get the post matric scholarship under OBC category.
Besides this, same scheme is being implemented for SC and ST and to get the benefits under the schemes the people were given application forms and pamphlets of various schemes of Department of Social Welfare, like old age pension, widow pension, physically handicapped pension and also to make aware the people regarding various scholarships the same nature of awareness camps will also be organised in far-off areas further the public were also informed that in future complete formalities for filling of application forms for pension will be done in the camps in every village in collaboration with Health and Revenue Department.
Later, MLA Sham Chodhary with social welfare officer dsistributes 450 cheques to the old age, widows and scholarship students amounting Rs 10.40 lac.
Sarpanches, panches and local populace of the area were also present in the function.