A group of volunteers consisting of teachers, doctors, paramedics and social workers from Vishwagram, Gujarat called on Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.
During the meeting the team highlighted the activities taken up by their organisation for the children taking shelter in various relief camps in Manipur and for rendering medical check-ups of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), stated a release from the Raj Bhavan.
They informed of their visits to 16 relief camps and health check-ups conducted for IDPs, distribution of free medicines and facilities for further examination in case of serious health issues, it said. A campaign was also initiated for collection of books for children in relief camps from Gujarat by the team, it mentioned.
The Governor was also apprised of the interests of the IDPs in taking up vocational training to earn their livelihood and the initiatives taken by the team for ensuring their enrolment at free of cost for three-four months in Gujarat, it asserted. She also reiterated her initiative of extending various relief materials for the displaced people in relief camps, it added.
The Governor, while expressing her appreciation and gratitude to the team for their humanitarian services, stated that healing and mental peace for the children is the need of the hour and encouraged them to take up more such activities that will provide mental relief to the children affected by the strife, the release stated.