The Revenue Patwar Union, Punjab (Regd.) today handed over a draft of Rs 36,52,000/- to Punjab Revenue Minister Mr Bikram Singh Majithia towards Chief Minister Relief fund for the ongoing rehabilitation works in flood ravage Uttrakhand.
Appreciating the gesture of Patwar Union, Mr Majithia said that the Punjabis have always followed the path to serve the suffering humanity as preached by Guru Sahiban and played a leading role during any calamity faced by the humans. He said that every Punjabi daily prays to Almighty for ‘Sarbat da Bhala’(welfare humankind). The Minister said that the Punjab Government had already contributed Rs 10 crore for the rebuilding of various religious places, besides adopting 25 villages for rehabilitation through the state PWD department. Besides this, a sum of Rs. 5,18,75,916 donated by the people and employees of the state has also been contributed for Prime Minister’s Relief Fund by the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal recently. Mr. Majithia thanked the Chief Minister for leading the nation in extending every possible help to Uttarakhand government during the worst ever crisis faced by the hilly state.
It may be mentioned here that all the Patwaris’ across the state have donated their one day salary for this noble cause. Earlier, the Youth Akali Dal under the leadership of its President Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia had contributed Rs. 21 lac for the rehabilitation of Uttarakhand victims. Financial Commissioner Revenue Mr NS Kang, Mr. Harvir Singh Dhindsa, Secretary General and Mr. Karan Jaspal Singh, Treasurer of the Revenue Patwar Union.