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Khidmat to empower minorities through information: K Rahman

K Rahman Khan, union minister for minority affairs launched a dedicated toll free helpline- 1XXX-XX-2001 with brand name 'Khidmat”, here on Thursday in presence of Ninong Ering, minister of state, ministry of minority affairs.Dedicating 'Khidmat' helpline to the minorities of India, the minister expressed hope to fulfill the dream of father of nation Mahatma Gandhi for inclusive growth of all sections, particularly deprived sections of society.

Speaking on the occasion K Rahman Khan said that the service will empower minorities through up to date information. The helpline is operational. Initially, it will remain open from 9 am to 6 pm on all working days he, added. Depending on success and demand, the Ministry may go even for 24X7 helpline with upgraded facilities to spread information about development and welfare programmes and related complaints. The right information in time is the power, the Ministry through ‘Khidmat’ helpline endeavours to hand over power to the minority people of all levels equally, the minister added.


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