Srinagar: The team of officers and doctors of 28 Bn CRPF on Saturday organised a free health camp for checkups for diabetes and blood pressure.
The team reached out to the people of Srinagar at CTO BSNL office, Lal Chowk here. The camp was inaugurated by Commandant 28th Battalion CRPF Rajesh Sankhla in the presence of General Manager BSNL M G Mufti, Deputy Commandant Mukesh Yadav, Dr. Suneem Ahmad Khan, Assistant Commandants Amit Kumar Yadav, Ajay Pal and Rohatash Kumar.
During this camp, free medicines to the needy were also distributed. A large number of local people, including old aged persons and women turned up and benefited from this camp.
Addressing the media, Commandant Rajesh Sankhla said that CRPF regularly organises such camps under the "Civic Action Programme" to reach out to underprivileged and needy people.
"CRPF conducts such programs to develop good relations with locals to win the hearts and minds of people and to make them feel safe and secure with uniform personnel," he said.
The local people of the area expressed their gratitude towards the efforts made by 28 Bn CRPF for creating a friendly environment in the area and developing good relations among the force and the local public through their programs and by organizing such medical camps.