JAMMU: A delegation of Shaheed Major Rohit Sharma Memorial, Poonch an NGO, led by its Chairman, Mr. Ali Mohd. Mir called on Mr. N.N Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today.
The Governor released “Message of Peace Through Glorious Quran-Peace In Islam” a book, based on Quranic verses, which has been edited by Mr. Al Haj Ghulam Hyder. The Governor was also presented two paintings on theme of world peace which had been done by Mr. Tariq Safi.
The delegation, interalia, apprised the Governor about their demand for the establishment of an ITI for Mandi Tehsil in Poonch district, an Army Goodwill School in name of Shaheed Major Rohit Sharma at village Chakrara, an IGNOU Centre for Mandi Tehsil and financial assistance to the NGO for helping the flood victims. Ms. Mehmooda Akhter, President, Handicapped Association, Kashmir, and member of SMRSM, requested the Governor’s support for the opening of centres for imparting training in tailoring, sozni and typing for handicapped girls/ boys, and widows at Chattergam in Budgam district.
The Governor observed that the delegation’s demands would be given due consideration.