Kargil: Principal District and Sessions Judge Kargil Riaz-ul-Haq Mirza today convened a meeting with the concerned officers in connection with holding of various activities under ‘Ageing with Dignity’ campaign.
Superintendent of Police Kargil Dr Vinod Kumar, Munsiff /JMIC Sankoo Muneer Ahmad, President Bar Association Kargil Khadim Hussain, Chief Medical Officer Kargil Dr Ibrahim Khan, Senior Prosecuting Officer Nawang Nurboo, District Social Welfare Officer Kargil Aga Syed Jamal, Manager SBI Kargil Tsering Murup, LDM Kargil Tsewang Dorjay and other concerned officers attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the Mirza emphasized upon the officers to strictly implement the laws, rules and schemes which have been especially made for the benefit of the old-aged parents and senior citizens.
He further highlighted the provisions of J&K Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act 2014 and rules made there under.
The Principal District and Sessions Judge impressed upon the CMO Kargil, District Social Welfare Officer Kargil and Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Committee to organize multipurpose camps at regular intervals at conspicuous places in Kargil town and peripheral areas.
He also stressed the Bank Managers to organize and sponsor different programs for the senior citizens besides to give proper service to them.
During the meeting, SP Kargil Dr Vinod Kumar assured that the Police will strictly implement the provisions of the J&K Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act 2014 and rules made there under. He also shared his experiences of dealing with such type of cases.
District Social Welfare Officer Kargil informed that construction of an old age home in District Kargil will be started within a short period of time.