In order to communicate with pensioners, Lt Governor inaugurated Pensioners Sammelan in Jammu and interacted with Pension beneficiaries to understand their problems.
He congratulated the District Administration Jammu for its sustained campaign to achieve the saturation in Integrated Social Security Scheme (ISSS) and reaching out to 63,919 beneficiaries in old-age, widow’s and Divyang category.
“Our goal is to ensure social security net for all and better living standard to every citizen. Every section of society is getting benefits of Central and UT Schemes without discrimination,” the Lt Governor said.
He reiterated the commitment of the J&K Administration to empower common man and bring the deprived sections of society into developmental mainstream.
We are marching ahead with the aim of progress, prosperity and quality life for all. The administration has ensured more rights and resources for poor, marginalised and vulnerable, the Lt Governor said.
He shared various Social Welfare initiatives of the government. He said under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, these initiatives have removed the developmental imbalances in Jammu Kashmir.
He observed that the administration has taken all decisions without fear and favour in the interest of the poor and the deprived. Saturation of several schemes highlights impressive manifestation of proper execution of programmes.