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NRI Sabha to fund education of poor

The district unit of the NRI Sabha would provide free education to five students of economically backward families in each sub-division every year, chairman and DC Varun Roojam said, while presiding over the meeting of the executives on Thursday. He said a special fund would be constituted and asked the president to co-ordinate with NRI philanthropists to revive the poor patient fund.

punjab Updated: May 30, 2013 19:38 IST
HT Correspondent

The district unit of the NRI Sabha would provide free education to five students of economically backward families in each sub-division every year, chairman and DC Varun Roojam said, while presiding over the meeting of the executives on Thursday. He said a special fund would be constituted and asked the president to co-ordinate with NRI philanthropists to revive the poor patient fund.

Sabha president Ajwinder Singh said that the organisation had donated 883 fans to schools and 25 to the old age home in Ram Colony Camp and had undertaken sewerage, water supply and street light projects in Bhungarni and Sahri villages. He added that all CDPOs were provided wheat storage drums and that the sabha had received 38 complaints of which 324 had been settled.

On the occasion, a widow was given assistance of Rs 80,000 for the medical education of her daughter.