JK Yateem Foundation expends over Rs 4 Cr
Srinagar: J&K Yateem Foundation (JKYF) expended over Rs 4 Crores benefitting over 5500 deserving and needy families during fiscal year 2021-22. This also includes over 1000 widow headed families across Jammu and Kashmir.
Giving details of the expenditure here at organisation ‘s central office Baitul Hilal Jawahar Nagar Srinagar in the monthly meeting of the district representatives, Programme Executives and Central Executive Committee members, JKYF Chairman Mohammad Rafiq Lone said that over Rs 1.18 Crore were spent under Widow Welfare Programme (WWP), 38 Lakh under Poor Welfare Programme, 62 Lakh under Medical Chapter, 21 Lakh under Marriage of Poor Orphan Girls (MOPG) whileas an amount of Rs 13 lakh was expended on other regular programmes besides support provided to different needy people including patients admitted in burn ward at SHMS Hospital and deserving widows and patients.
He said that eight houses were also constructed for the house less needy families during the fiscal.
Four needy persons were rehabilitated by way of establishing mini shops for them to support their families.
Lone further informed that more than 6000 patients and their attendants availed the services at two Pantry Points at SHMS hospital and JKYF’s Al HILAL Diagnostic Centre near Aaweren, the Bund Karan Nagar in Srinagar.
He said that the Diagnostic Centre has both Laboratory as well as USG facility where any patient could avail 50 to 70 percent concession on almost all diagnostic procedures.
In addition, Ambulance services and medical oxygen cylinders and Concentrators were provided to scores of needy patients in prevailing COVID pandemic, he said.
Extending gratitude to all the contributors, donors and well wishers for their continuing support to JKYF, Rafiq Lone applauded the relentless, sincere and professional hardwork of all volunteers across Jammu & Kashmir braving fatal consequences in COVID pandemic.