Chairperson PWWA inaugurates Diwali Mela-2023
Jammu: Chairperson Police Wives Welfare Association (PWWA), J&K, Professor Rasmita Das Swain today along with other senior PWWA members inaugurated Diwali Mela-2023 at Gazetted Officers (GO) Mess Gulshan Ground Jammu.
At the inaugural ceremony, besides former Chairpersons of PWWA, former DGP J&K S.P Vaid, Senior PWWA members, Rtd. DIG Manju Rashid, DIG Armed Jammu Nisha Nathyal, DIG IRP Jammu Sarah Rizvi, AIG Welfare PHQ Abhishek Mahajan, AIG Prov.&Tpt PHQ Shri Gurinderpal Singh, SSP Mubassir Latifi Ameer, SSP Rashmi Wazir, SSP Anita Sharma and other police officers were present on the occasion.
Stalls from different Police Welfare Centres that included Srinagar, Jammu, Anantnag, Kathua, Police Departmental Store Jammu and stalls from private vendors were also displayed. Rangoli Competition was also organised wherein about 30 students from Police Public School Miran Sahib Jammu participated. Besides 38 children from Balgran Channi Rama Jammu attended the Mela and were given stationery items as a token of love from the PWWA.
Chairperson PWWA, J&K Professor Rasmita Das Swain along with other PWWA members & guests visited all stalls installed by different police units and private vendors and appreciated them for providing attractive items.
While interacting with PPS students, Chairperson PWWA while examining the Rangoli paintings praised the students for their talent. She advised them that this type of extracurricular activity serves as a part of personal development. “You showed your talent and it will help you in your future life,” Mrs Swain said to students. Complimenting the students, Chairperson PWWA said that you all showed your skills and it was difficult to choose the topper.
Among the Rangoli winners ‘group 08’ of Mahi Khajuria and Navdeep Singh bagged the Ist prize of Rs. 4000/ & Commendation Certificates while ‘group 05’ of Arya Choudhary, Ridham Choudhary bagged 2nd position and were awarded with Rs. 2000 cash prize and Commendation Certificate. While as ‘Group 4’ of Jaspreet Kour, Tansheen Kour and Group 10 of Shavi Bhagat & Ishika Bhagat shared 3rd position and was awarded Rs. 2000 each in cash prize and commendation certificates. All other participants were rewarded with Rs 500 each and certificates.
The mela aims to showcase the items produced by police welfare centres. Police welfare centres are producing different items including handmade products which are put on sale to generate resources for the welfare of police martyr families.