Published On: Sun, Jul 3rd, 2016

Scouts, Guides delegation meets Dr. Jitendra Singh

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh receiving a memorandum from a delegation of the Scouts/Guides Organisation of India, in New Delhi on July 03, 2016.

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh receiving a memorandum from a delegation of the Scouts/Guides Organisation of India, in New Delhi on July 03, 2016.

New Delhi: A delegation of Scouts/Guides Organisation of India, led by its National Commissioner, Shri Raj K. P. Sinha, today met Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh and discussed a wide range of issues related to their working and the future programmes.

They updated Dr. Jitendra Singh about the popular “Service Camp” recently organised by them at Ujjain during the Kumbh Mela. At the Camp, they provided coordination and Help-desk services. They also helped in managing the communication link among different members of the family and groups who had come for the occasion in very large numbers.

Shri Sinha also gave a resume of the initiative taken by the organisation for developing “Ham” radio service as part of disaster management. Since telephone and other communication lines get disrupted during a disaster situation, “Ham” radio could serve as a useful means under such circumstances, he said.

Giving a resume of their activities, the members of delegation informed the Minister that they have over 12 lakh members spread all over the country, who are actively working in at least 16 States of India.

The delegation also handed over a memorandum to Dr. Jitendra Singh wherein they highlighted some of their main concerns, particularly relating to their demand for higher acknowledgement, recognition and facility to work more effectively.

Besides National Commissioner Shri Raj K. P. Sinha, prominent among other members in delegation were Shri Rakesh Verma Regional Commissioner, Shri Pankaj Chauragade Regional Commissioner, Shri Ravindra Pahe OSD (Maharashtra), Ms. Archana Balodi OSD (Delhi) and Ms. Anamika Sinha OSD.

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