J&K Yateem Foundation distributes Rs 29.98 LACS among 99 including 04 Young Female Beneficiaries under Cash Assistance Program at Srinagar, Baramulla.

Under Cash Assistance Programme, J&K Yateem Foundation in partnership with European Commission Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) & Save the Children distributed Rupees 18.85 Lacs among 61 partially and wholly affected poor & deserving conflict affected young persons including one girl of district Srinagar, at a simple but impressive function at BAIT-UL-HILAL, Jawahar Nagar, here on February 28, 2013.

The test is a part of activities under Higher Education Scholarship Programme (HESP) aimed at encouraging poor, needy & deserving meritorious students to excel in academic & co-curricular fields.

Patron Syed Abdul Hamid & Former Chairman Mohammad Ahsan Rather, distributed cheques among affected youth.

Save the Children supported Project Staff including Shafiqur Rahman, Programme Manager; Mohammad Owase, Coordinator besides a large gathering of volunteers, District Representatives and other well wishers, were present on the occasion.

The total number of scholarships for the year 2012 in Kashmir Division is 60 @ Rs. 5000/- per annum per candidate which would involve yearly expenditure of 3 lacs.

On February 25, SDM Sopore Dr Mohammad Hanief & Principal Degree College (Boys), Sopore Prof Mohammad Ashraf & Traders Federation Sopore President Mohammad Ashraf Ganai distributed cheques amounting to Rs 11.13 Lacs among 38 including 03 female beneficiaries of district Baramulla, at Degree College Sopore under Cash Assistance Programme.

J&K Yateem Foundation has scheduled another cheque distribution function wherein an amount of Rs 7.54 Lacs shall be distributed among 24 beneficiaries, at Budgam on March 02 under the same programme.

Pertinently, under Cash Assistance Programme, 18 beneficiaries including one girl have received cash assistance of Rs 2.70 Lacs during year 2011. Similarly, during 2012 an amount of Rs 21.40 Lacs has been disbursed by cheques among 68 such beneficiaries including 04 females in Kashmir valley, under the said programme.