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Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar visits Samba

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Dr Virendra Kumar,  on the second day of his tour to Samba district under Central Government’s Public Outreach Programme, visited Primary School Bari Brahmana, Community Health Centre Ramgarh, Narsingh Dev Temple complex and held interaction with locals at Ghagwal.

The Union Minister Dr Virendra Kumar visited Primary School at Kartholi Bari Brahmana today. The school has been developed for the children of labourers working in the industrial area of Bari Brahmana with a prime focus of 100% education to all. During the visit, the Minister visited all the classrooms, kitchen room and playground and congratulated the administration and industrial association for taking a concrete step in betterment for the lower strata of society’s children’s.

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar visits Samba
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Minister Dr Virendra Kumar also inaugurated Drug De-Addiction and Counselling Centre at Community Health Centre, Ramgarh. The de-addiction centre has specialised and well-trained staff for the management of addicted persons. The Minister exhorted upon health officials to organize regular community camps for awareness and consciousness of the general public and other allied organizations.

Minister Dr Virendra Kumar also laid the foundation a stone of ‘Nakshatra-Udyan’, an Astral Garden at the Narsingh Dev temple complex. “The concept of Astral Garden or Nakshatra Garden is well known and is practised in various gardens and nature parks of India and with laying of the foundation for Astral Garden in Ghagwal, it will be beneficial for the general public of the area as it is a  perfect combination of Astrology, Ayurveda, Botany and  Landscaping,”  said the Minister.

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar visits Samba
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During the visit to Shivam Palace, the Minister inspected various stalls and awareness kiosks established by government departments. The Minister also distributed motorized tricycles, mechanical tricycles and prosthetic aids among 30 beneficiaries and financial assistance among 20 beneficiaries under various Social Security Schemes of the Social Welfare Department in collaboration with ALMICO.

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Later, the Union Minister also met various delegations at Ghagwal and interacted on various issues. The Minister assured delegations that their demands shall be resolved on priority basis.

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar visits Samba
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Secretary Social Welfare Sheetal Nanda, DDC Chairman Keshav Dutt Sharma, DDC Vice-Chairman Balwan Singh, Deputy Commissioner Samba Anuradha Gupta besides local BDC Chairman, Sarpanches, District officers and the general public were also present.

Dislciamer : This is an official press release by PIB.

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