A joint delegation of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the KCC&I Relief Trust led by the Senior Vice President, Nasir Hamid Khan and Rauf Ahmad Punjabi, Trustee on Wednesday visited Mujgund for an on spot assessment of losses caused to the residential houses during 18 hour long encounter on Sunday in which three militants were killed.
“Around eight houses were razed to the ground and nine families stand dislocated. All household goods are damaged beyond repair. In view of the harsh weather conditions, a social and humanitarian crisis is imminent,” said KCC&I spokesman in a statement.
“In line with the declared policy of the KCC&I to support victims of violence and who have suffered and continue to suffer under adverse prevailing conditions to the extent it is possible, the KCC&I Relief Trust urges all members of the business fraternity to come forward in this hour of distress and join hands to provide shelter and basic necessities to the innocent victims,” the spokesman said.
“Those wishing to help by way of materials and goods may contact the Manzoor Ahmad Pakhtoon, Treasurer, KCC&I or the office of the KCC&I,” he said.
“With the view of organizing relief and rehabilitation in an efficient manner, we also appeal to other Trust’s and NGO’s to coordinate with Manzoor Ahmad Pakhtoon at the official address of the KCC&I situated at Residency Road, Srinagar,” he added.
Those desirous of contributing directly may do so to the following account:
THE KCCI RELIEF TRUST
ACCOUNT NO. 0005010100007306
IFSC CODE: JAKA0CHINAR
JAMMU & KASHMIR BANK LIMITED,
RESIDENCY ROAD, SRINAGAR.
Contact numbers : 0194-2455446/2452517/2482176