Raipur, Mar 4
To protect the interest of villagers in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has established a Veterinary Assistance Centre to improve long facing veterinary problems.
Veterinary Assistance Centre has been setup in remote areas Pamalwaya on Bijapur-Gangloor axis by 85th battalion of CRPF has been inaugurated formally on Monday, said Commandant the battalion Sudhir Kumar, elaborating that the services in centre is being provided at free of cost.
The officer further informed that the centre is being operated by Assistant Commandant Manir khan, who has served as Assistant Veterinary Officer in Government of Punjab before joining CRPF.
“Before setting up of the centre, the officer was actively providing assistance and also creating awareness about livestock maintenance to people in the area. In case of serious problem, villagers are suggested to appropriate government or public facilities that provide free or subsidized services,” said Commandant Sudhir.
Due to complicated geographical condition and rough terrain in the district, veterinary hospital here is inaccessible to large number of people residing in remote locations of Bijapur following which CRPF’s 85th battalion has setup the centre, said Commandant Sudhir.
The officer further informed that during formal opening on of veterinary centre on today, large no of people registered their presence and took benefits of centre. Moreover, civic action programme also was conducted at Pamalwaya to mark the occasion. Meanwhile, various items like umbrella, blankets, utensils and clothes were distributed among villagers.
The move is been seems as an efforts taken by 85th battalion to bridge the gap between people and security forces as well as win the hearts and minds of people.
Notably, CRPF 85th battalion has already taken initiative to ensure healthcare facilities to people in the district. Besides, CRPF personnel are also taking several moves for ensuring quality education to children in the insurgency-hit district.