Reported by Asghar Khan
Tree Plantation for Better Environment
Trees and plants are the prime source of environmental purification and beautification. Gilgit Serena Hotel under its SEED Program celebrated the “Spring Tree Plantation for better Environment” at the Special Children Education Complex Gilgit. Mr. Rashid Ud Ding General Manager Gilgit Serena Hotel with their senior managers, Mr. Ahmed Baig Director of Special Education, Teachers, Special students along with their parents, devoted their time to planting saplings and beautification of the complex and planted 100 fruits / non fruit trees within the premises of Special Education Complex Gilgit. Mr. Shamsher Khan (Deputy Director Bait-Ul-Mal Gilgit) was the Chief Guest of the event. The Bait-Ul-Mal looks after the affairs of Special Education Complex in Gilgit. This is the second years of Gilgit Serena Hotel organizing such activities for the Special Children at their complex.
Special Education Complex Gilgit is working under the Ministry of Social Welfare and Education (Directorate General Special Education Islamabad) since 1988. Under National Education policy it was just only for deaf and blind students in early years, now under the Federal Government supervision this Institution extended its services for all kind of special children from all over Gilgit Baltistan region. Its main objectives are mainly social development through which the potentialities of people (particularly of those who belong to down-trodden and vulnerable segments of society) are stimulated to promote their effective participation in the process of social change for improvement of quality of life. Social welfare as a process of social development provides tools and the skills for instilling confidence in a person to cope with the pressure of disorders and disruptions caused by the forces of social change.