Faqir Gujri & Dab are remote villages in the fringes of mountains and has only one Primary Health Centre with very less medical infrastructure. Better medical facilities are available at District Hospital, Ganderbal approximately 14 km away. Lately, the local populace of Faqir Gujri & Dab including neighboring villages stayed away from visiting Hospitals for their routine medical requirements due to COVID-19 upsurge.
Based on requests from the locals, a Medical cum Veterinary Camp was organised by Army at Villages Faqir Gujri & Dab on 24 Jul 2021 under Sadhbhavana. Free consultancy was provided to all age gps. Medical care and medicines to the poor and needy people were provided free of cost during the camp which witnessed people coming out in large numbers.
A team of 03 Doctors including 01 Army Doctor, 01 Civil Doctor from Block Hospital Dara and 01 Veterinary Doctors from Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Ganderbal offered consultation and treatment for various ailments wherein a total of 198 persons (78 men, 87 women and 33 children) and 40 animals (22 cattle, 18 sheeps) were treated.
The locals who attended the camp expressed their gratitude and thanked Army for providing them access to medical facilities during the ongoing pandemic and lockdown.