Jammu: In its resolute of pay back to the society, the Jammu Kashmir Reserved Categories Empowerment Alliance (JKRCEA), a conglomerate organization of employees, socio-religious groups, retired employees, women and youths & students of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other backward classes, in a largely attended one day Intellectuals Meet organized to commemorate Buddha-Ambedkar Jayanti here today at K L Sehgal Hall, dedicated an Ambulance to the society.
The state level intellectual meet was inaugurated by G.R. Bhagat, retired Secretary to Govt. J&K State alongwith B.R.Lachotra, Ex-DG, Statistics & Planning Development and Monitoring Department, J&K Govt.. Dr. Sanjay Bhasin, President, JKRCEA while welcoming the delegates at the Meet said that Baba Saheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar envisioned an India where all sections of society are politically empowered, economically developed, socially equal and emancipated and culturally civilized and free. So he wanted political, economic, social, and cultural inclusion of all sections of society in the development process. He expressed that India is still far behind from realization of his vision for a number of reasons. He further informed the delegates that these state level intellectuals meet intends to gather scholars of various fields of study from different parts of J&K State for discussion and deliberations to draw a roadmap for realization of Baba Sabeb’s inclusive India dream.
On this occasion, the intellectuals, social activists, women and students drawn from whole state of J&K participated in the deliberations. In the first session, Tarsem Lal Moolnivasi spoke on the sub-theme, “ Reasons of Moolnivasi-Bahujan disunity & solutions for unity, Lok Nath spoke on, “Is socio-culturl revolutions ultimate solution for moolnivasi-bahujan emancipation whileas Dr. Zabeer Ahmed Bajjar made a presentation on the topic, “ Role of retired & in service employees in moolnivasi-bahujans social movement. In the second session which was chaired by S.R.Majotra, Advocate Shah Mohd Choudhary and Sh Tulis Dass Langeh the delegates who discuss how to politically empower moolnivasi-bhaujans, were Prof. Kali Dass, Rakesh Atri and Dr. Javed Rahi. The third and last session was chaired by Prof. G.L.Thappa, Sham Lal Basson and Ramesh Kumari. Sunita Bangotra, Neha Kumair and Shabnam discussed about the role of women & Youth in Moolnivasi Bahujans movement.
The various sub-themes touched upon by the speakers were the challenges for development of marginalized and disadvantaged communities with special focus of SC, ST and OBC; policies and strategies for effective development of the marginalized communities; strategies for effective intervention on social challenges faced by the marginalized and disadvantaged communities; need of review of the legal procedure for making it more effective against atrocities on the marginalized and disadvantaged communities; ways and means for collaboration among employees, non-employees, academicians, professionals, socio-religious and social activists from amongst SC, ST and OBC in mitigating atrocities against SC, ST and OBC.
Later at the valedictory function, Dr. Sanjay Bhasin, President, JKRCEA and Dr. Zabeer Ahmed, General Secretary of JKRCEA alongwith others members of Central Executive Committee, Jammu district executive committee and delegates dedicated an Ambulance to the society as their endeavor and commitment to pay back to the society. On the occasion, www.jkrcea.com : the website of the Jammu Kashmir Reserved Categories Empowerment Alliance (JKRCEA) was also launched.