Indian Army launches “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu
The Indian Army has launched “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu to ensure availability of basic necessities & essential services in the region post the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 and reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Regarding to this issue, a high level “Mission Reach Out” conference was held in the Nagrota Military Station to review the prevalent situation in the region. It was chaired by White Knight Corps Commander Lt Gen Paramjit Singh. The numerous initiatives undertaken by the Army under ‘Mission Reach Out’ are as follows: mobile medical care units with essential medicines and lady medical officers (wherever necessary), providing water in locations where the supply was disrupted, provision of essentials (including rations), assistance in transportation of patients to hospitals, facilitating people to speak to their near and dear ones through Army exchange and creating a safe environment for ATMs, banks and hospitals to function.