J&K Yateem Trust (JKTF) Saturday distributed food kits among needy, during an event here.
"Food kits worth Rs. 26 laks were distributed among 500 deserving families, which stand registered with us for their upliftment," said an official.
"Each kit contained 50 kgs of rice, all domestic grocery and other food items sufficient for three winter months. The function was presided over by the Patron of the Trust ZA Tak who impressed upon the needy families to devote full attention towards education of their children for which J&K Yateem Trust has been and shall remain committed to provide full support to them," JKTF spokesperson said.
"Tak also advised them to inculcate piety and self- respect among themselves and their children. It was announced on the occasion that that the Trust is going to distribute winter clothes to these families shortly," he said.