Indian Army organised a mega medical and veterinary camp in Bandowala Village, Pallanwala to deliver medical and health care services to the agrarian population residing in remote locations along Line of Control. A team of doctors from Army aided by doctors from civil administration reached out to the people and facilitated provision of essential medical services. Keeping in view the COVID-19 protocols, the camp also spread awareness on the pandemic and emphasized on the importance of vaccination.

Along with the medical camp, a veterinary camp was also organised for the villagers.                   

Several animals including sheep, cows and goats, that provide livelihood to the villagers were checked for fitness and treated. A total of 725 villagers (257 females, 386 males and 35 livestock were provided free medical care in the camp. The sustained efforts of the Army in the area to contribute towards empowering and upliftment of the society and extend a helping hand to locals along with their commitments along the Line of Control were lauded by one and all. The local populace and civil administration officials expressed gratitude for this noble initiative of providing medical and veterinary assistance at their doorstep. The villagers also requested the Army to organise more such camps.