The Rashtriya Rifle Battalion in collaboration with an NGO has set UP a bakery unit in Rajouri's Lam village. Unemployed women were trained on baking skills for three weeks by the coordinator of Assem Foundation. Based on self sustainment model, bakery unit has modern machinery installed for smooth functioning. Project aims to generate employment, make woman self-reliant and self-dependent. Total of 12 women were trained for running this bakery. Earlier also Rashtriya Rifle battalion has carried out various projects like Tailoring cadre, driving cadre, computer classes in order to empower local women.
Seven-day long mega awareness cum exhibition 'mela' was organised in J-K's Rajouri by district administration in collaboration with Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB). A large number of people participated in the program and different stalls were also organised to create awareness.
The security got beefed up in JandK on Feb 17 after a suspicious object was found at the highway in Manjakote near Rajouri. The object in question was later neutralised by Bomb Disposal Squad. The patrolling has increased in the area. Highway Patrolling In-charge of Rajouri, Razak Khan said, "In the morning, we spotted a suspicious object on Jammu-Poonch highway at Manjakote in Rajouri which was later disposed. Traffic resumed after it was neutralised. Both Army and Police prevented a major incident."
Indian Army busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi on March 05 and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition. One terrorist has been arrested. In last few weeks, armed forces made several recoveries of arms and ammunition.
In order to encourage youth to opt for a healthy lifestyle, two runners, Ram Rattan and Sanjay Kumar took up a marathon from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. Runners covered a distance of 4268 km within 53 days and covered 11 states, 91 cities and 1000 plus villages. The main motive behind their long run was to motivate youth to take out time from their mundane lives and focus on fitness.