DROSH: As a part of its poverty reduction efforts, SRSP distributed micro-business stuff among 80 families of Drosh, says a press release.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (Relief) Abdul Wali Khan was chief guest at a ceremony held to distribute the items in Drosh. Local elders, representatives of community organizations and the beneficiaries attended the ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Abdul Wali Khan lauded the services of SRSP being rendered in Chitral as well as in other parts of province. He said SRSP’s involvement in community development as well as in the emergency response were remarkable. Haded by Shahzada Masoodul Mulk, SRSP has earned good reputation in national and international community.
DPM-SRSP Tariq Ahmed said SRSP is working in Drosh 1 & 2 union councils through the PPAF funded poverty reduction programme which is a mega community support initiative.
Millions of rupees were spent on infrastructure schemes, education component, livelihood support and health related activities during the past 2-3 years and currently schemes were undertaken in different villages.
He said today 80 families were being supported for livelihood enhancement, through this activity the local poor people will start micro business.
Local elders Qari Jamal Abdul Nasir, Haji Gul Nawaz, Moulana Amin Ahmed, Engr. Behram Syed and other thanked SRSP and CEO Masoodul Mulk for his support in community development.
These items included drilling and tailoring machines, tuck-shop, carpenter shop stuff, welding stuff, mobile repair shop devices, electrician shop stuff and livestock costing more than Rs4 million.