Slide3 (1)Jehangir Ahmad

Drugmulla, April 2: A new physiotherapy lab has been commissioned in the Army run Udaan School, Drugmulla in the frontier district of Kupwara which has been dedicated to the differently abled children since April 2010, an army spokesman in a statement issued here said.

Presently 14 differently abled children are registered with the Udaan School Drugmulla. The school offers a safe, nurturing and personalized learning within a structured, happy and caring environment that allows the children to achieve their maximum potential. ‘Udaan’ stands out distinctively as the only school in North Kashmir undertaking this humanitarian cause, the spokesman said.

A need was felt to further enhance the training faculty for the children so as to enable quick learning process. A Physiotherapy Lab has been established for enhancing the mental and physical attributes of the children. The newly established Lab was inaugurated by the General Officer Commanding of Kupwara based Army garrison Maj Gen Paramjit Singh on 02 Apr 2016, the spokesman said.

The inaugural function was attended by over 200 villagers and elders from Drugmulla and adjacent places, he said.

This initiative is yet another in a series of such steps the Army has taken towards betterment of the people of the Kashmir. Acknowledged as such, the gathering which included prominent citizens, officials of civil administration and parents of the beneficiary children, was unanimous in appreciating the Army’s concern for these children which will help him lead happy, capable lives, the spokesman said.