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In order to ascertain the impact of different social welfare schemes on the ground recently a review meeting was held at the highest level.

Lt Governor reviewed implementation of Social Welfare Schemes in UT of J&K.

He chaired a meeting, today at Civil Secretariat, to review performance of the Department of Social Welfare, functioning of various verticals and implementation of Central and UT’s welfare schemes.

Social safety net, social and economic empowerment of underprivileged is our top priority.  The benefits of overall progress and economic growth must reach marginalised sections of society and it is our moral and constitutional duty to address the needs of the last man in the queue and ensure dignity to all.

He directed the officers to ensure 100% saturation of all welfare schemes and impact assessment of ongoing schemes. The process for the documentation and sanctioning of the eligible applications should be responsive, seamless and simplified, he added.

Bring about change in the delivery mechanisms by making field functionaries more accountable, participative and integrate efforts to achieve social objectives. Right to education, empowerment of women, joyful childhood, greater security and quality life to elderly to be ensured, the Lt Governor told the officers.

While reviewing the implementation of welfare schemes for women and children, the Lt Governor said the safety and security of Women and Children in UT is of utmost priority for administration.

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