Rehab India Foundation enters in Phase-II of Model Village Project and distributes 31 houses to the victims of ethnic violence in Assam
Chief of the Day, E. M. Abdul Rahman, Chairman of Popular Front of India unveiled the second phase of Rehab Model Village Project in Rehab Model Village at Hapasara Gram Panchayat on Sunday dated Nov, 11, 2012.
Appreciating relief work of Rehab India Foundation, Abdul Rahman handed over the first key of the house to Md. Jahangeer Ali, victim of communal riot occurred in BTAD in the year of 1994. Later, 30 house keys were distributed to the other 30 selected families who were victims of Assam disturbance.
Meanwhile, Vice President of Rehab India Foundation A. Bashar explained that Model Village Project aims to facilitate low cost housing, quality education, livelihood opportunities and medical aid to the victims of Assam disturbance.
Adding to this, Rehab India Foundation initiated Model Village Project on May 2011. It has completed the Phase One of the initiative. During the first Phase, Rehab distributed 49 houses to the needy people. Among them, 23 families left the houses due to employment. Thus to end the migration of grieving families from the region, Rehab is planning to initiate self employment and SHG programmes in the region, thereby bringing financial stability in the households of the affected people. Altogether, Organization has distributed 60 houses to the deprived families in two phases.
Detailing of the programme, Rehab Assam Chapter President Inamuddin presided the function and Vice-President Dr. A. Bashar welcomed the gathering. Aimuna Khatun recited the Quran verses on this noble occasion. Popular Front Chairman E.M. Abdul Rahman delivered the key-note address emphasizing on the social values and inculcated sense harmony among the affected people. Hapasara Gram Panjayath President Mumtaz Begam, NCHRO National Secretary Adv. A. Mohamed Yusuff, All India Imams Council National Secretary A. Shahul Hameed Baqavi, Society for Total Empowerment of Minorities (STEM - Assam) Dr. Sheik Hazrath Ali Ahmed were also graces the occasion by their presence and addressed the gathering in function. Rehab Assam Chapter member Naushad Ali delivered vote of thanks and promised to the people to initiate holistic development of the region.