Video By: Wahied Akhter | Article By: Nusrat Ali
Nari Niketan located at Mendhar poonch with 30 female inwards lacks basic facilities – the girls and women living under this Nari Niketan complain of lack of different facilities. There are seven such home for women in jammu division and this Nari Niketan is one among them.
Nari Niketan building was constructed by 37 RR of army under operation Sadhbavna to house the orphans and the destitute in 2007. The building was provided with furnished basic infrastructure including TV set, generator, chairs and computers for the inmates. Army’s 37 RR handed over the building with all equipment to the state Government. Presently there is a mess in Nari Niketan. The building has developed many cracks and main pillars are on the supports of pipes which endangers the lives of inmates. The food is being prepared in an un-hygienic condition and bedding for the inmates is in a pathetic condition. Moreover there is no watchman to guard the building.