GKWT distributes over Rs 5 lakh among Frislan, Sweeper colony Pahalgam fire victims

Frislan (Pahalgam), Jan 14: As part of its social responsibility, the GK Welfare Trust (GKWT) distributed over Rs five lakh through cheques among the fire victims in Frislan and Sweeper colony Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district on Sunday.
 Nearly 55 structures including 50 residential houses were gutted in a devastating fire at Frislan village on November 25 last year.
 The cheques of Rs 10,000 each were distributed to 50 affected families of Frislan village in presence of District Development Commissioner (DDC) Islamabad (Anantnag) Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director SKIMS Soura Dr Showkat Zargar, chairman GKWT Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo, President operations GK Communications Pvt Ltd Rasheed Makdoomi and President HR and Administration Muhammad Siddique.
 The GKWT also handed over a cheque of Rs 52,000 to the Executive Officer Pahalgam Municipal Committee Bashir Ahmad, for distribution amongst the fire victims of Sweeper Colony in Pahalgam.  Nearly 13 residential quarters, meant for the employees of Pahalgam Municipal Committee, were gutted in a fire incident on December 28 last year.
 Pertinently, GK Welfare Trust was established in 2005 with an objective of alleviating the sufferings and attaining upliftment of common masses and extending humanitarian services in all their forms and substance to the needy.
 The GKWT made its major intervention during disastrous earthquake that hit Kashmir Valley in October 2005 with entire villages and populace particularly in Uri and Tangdar areas of northern Kashmir.
 The GKWT over the years has also provided financial assistance to the fire sufferers whose houses got gutted in the devastating fire in the Valley.
 The trust besides extending financial assistance to the needy patients has also adopted some young students in the age group of 15 to 18 years suffering from life consuming disease of blood cancer and providing them the medicines free of cost.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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