Operation Samvedna begins to make beggar-free city

Operation Samvedna begins to make beggar-free city

Representatives of non government organizations conducted counseling of more than two dozen beggars under the Operation “Samvedna” a project to make Udaipur a beggar free city.

 

Operation Samvedna begins to make beggar-free city Representatives of non government organizations conducted counseling of more than two dozen beggars under the Operation “Samvedna” a project to make Udaipur a beggar free city.

The group of social workers visited 6 main circles of the city and talked to the local shopkeepers and commuters for the support.

Shailendra Pandya, coordinator of Baal Suraksha Network informed that the campaign is organized under the direction of District Collector who asked Child Welfare Committee, Child Line, Police Department and NGOs to jointly coordinate and trying to make the city completely free from beggars.

Operation Samvedna begins to make beggar-free city

Nearly 26 beggars were approached and talked but only few convinced to stop begging while most of them expressed to continue the practice. A 60-year-old beggar from Mathura agreed to go to Old Age Home.

Deputy Director of Department of Social Justice and Empowerment Girish Bhatnagar has said that administration has conducted similar program in past but this time the initiative is taken with the support of local citizens. He appealed Udaipurites to come forward and help them in this mission of making Udaipur, a beggar free city.

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