Vaishno Devi Board extends help to flood victims

Vaishno Devi
Jammu, Sep 11: The Vaishno Devi Shrine Board today distributed blankets and food packets to people displaced in floods due to torrential rains in Reasi district and adjoining areas of Udhampur district.

In continuation of the assistance in the form of food packets for flood victims sent to Jammu Deputy Commissioner on September 9 and 10, 250 blankets were distributed among the displaced population of Dera Baba Bahadur, Tanda and Masoo villages in Reasi, around 25 km from Katra, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) M K Bhandari said.

He said Dy CEO Anil Sharma and Officer on Special Duty Rajinder Singh visited the displaced persons and gave them the blankets. In addition, a truck carrying food packets was also sent to Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, for immediate assistance to the victims in the badly hit areas of Pancheri and surrounding villages, Bhandari said.


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