Kupwara, 29 August: 28 RR lolab conducted a Job Fair event for the misguided youth of Lolab valley at Gujjarpatti. The Battalion did intensive analysis and identified the misguided youth who were then counselled at the battalion HQ in the month of May.
To give another chance to the youth and get them back to the mainstream and help them lead a better life, liaison was carried out with various Skill Development Centres, NGOs and civil agencies to get respectable jobs for these youth.
The event was chaired by Col Raj Kumar Mahajan, CO 28 RR and was attended by the civil populace of lolab valley. 9 boys were given job offers by various agencies and will be placed all across the Kashmir valley in various sectors such as Hotel Industry, Petroleum and Tourism Industry.
The event was made successful with the efforts of Initiative for Peace and Development NGO. The families of the youth getting the jobs were thankful and praised the efforts of 28 RR in helping their wards getting another chance to lead a better life.
The Sarpanches and other dignitaries attending the event highly appreciated the initiative and requested for such events to be conducted frequently.