Open Air Gym Inauguration at Snehalaya, Maloya, Chandigarh

Apr 24, 2018 14:00 | Chandigarh

Chandigarh, 24th April 2018, Today is a great day in the history of CCIs i.e. Snehalaya & Ashiana, Chandigarh where first ever Open Air Gym was installed and dedicated to the children of homes by Smt. Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament, Chandigarh. In the presence of Ms. Harjinder Kaur, Chairperson, Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) and Sh. Rajesh Kalia, Area Counsellor, MC. The Open Gym includes ten major different types of equipments for the physical growth of children. It is pertinent to mention that after school these children stay indoor all the day and there is no such physical activity so far in CCIs. Looking into the dire need of children involvement to channelize their energy in right direction. Commission requested Hon’ble MP to provide these equipments from her MP LADS fund on mothers day.

The Hon’ble MP provided equipments worth Rs. 2.87 Lacs each in both CCIs i.e. Snehalaya and Ashiana for boys and girls respectively. Sh. Pritpal Singh, Executive Engineer, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh executed the project and children of snehalaya offered their gratitude by their home made greeting cards. On this occasion children were distributed sweets.

Smt. Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament, Chandigarh said that “ it is the happiest moment of my life that MP LADS funds have been used for the deprived section of Society particularly the children. She also complemented Commission for bring this to her notice and getting it executed.

Ms. Harjinder Kaur, Chairperson, CCPCR thanked the Hon’ble MP for her contribution for this Nobel Cause and said that this is real motherhood gesture which will touch every heart and inspire to contribute in the area. She requested Member parliament, Chandigarh to further get the Vocational Courses started in the CCIs.

On this occasion, Smt. Farmila Devi, Parshad Ward No. 6, and staff of CCPCR, District Child Protection Unit, Snehalaya, CWC, Counsellors were also present.