Army dedicates CRS to citizens of Trehgam in Kashmir

Srinagar: Army dedicated Community Radio Station (CRS) and “Chinar Naujawan Club” to the citizens of Trehgam in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Chinar Corps Commander Lieutenant General Rajiv Ghai inaugurated CRS and “Chinar Naujawan Club” at Trehgam on Tuesday, a defence statement said on Wednesday.

“CRS serves as a valuable platform for local engagement and providing a voice to the community. It fosters communication, shares information, promotes cultural diversity and empowers individuals to discuss issues relevant to their locality”, the statement said.

It said additionally, these stations often offer a space for grass root initiatives, local talent & community driven content.

There are three more such CRSs running across Kashmir.

The Chinar Corps Commander also laid the foundation for “Naujawan Club” which comprises of vocational Training centers, Education hub, Kashmiri cultural centre, Barkat Bistro bakery and sports infrastructure.

Lt Gen Rajiv Ghai presented co-operative society certificate rendered by registrar co-operative societies, J&K to Flag Women of Kupwara. He also inaugurated an online portal.

This initiative was started by local women of Kupwara supported by the Indian Army. The initiative which started with stitching of national flags has now taken the shape of a blooming business providing employment opportunities to the local women.

On this momentous occasion, GOC, Vajra Division, Commander Hajipir Brigade, DC Kupwara and important personalities of civil adm Kupwara were also present.


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