Recently Deputy Commissioner Srinagar reviewed implementation of Social Welfare schemes.
He said this is a collective responsibility of all of us to make sure that no eligible beneficiary is left behind. He stressed upon the Officers to take comprehensive measures to reach out to all eligible beneficiaries, besides making the welfare schemes easily accessible to the people so that all eligible beneficiaries of the District can reap the benefits of Government’s welfare schemes.
During the meeting, the District Social Welfare Officer gave a detailed PowerPoint presentation and apprised the DC about the functioning of the Department and implementation of schemes.
He informed that under SASCM (SAKSHAM) 75 beneficiaries were provided Pension and 41 were given scholarships.
He presented figures of beneficiaries under National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NECH), Marriage Assistance scheme, Prosthetic Aid, Motorized Tricycles, Hearing Aid, Wheel chair, Tricycles.
He was also informed about awareness programmes conducted under National Plan for Drug Demand Reduction, Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan and rehabilitation of Old Age persons, Abhedananda home and protection and development under Juvenile Justice.
Programme Officer ICDS, Mushtaq Ahmad Rather; Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Yaseen Lone; District Social Welfare Officer, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad, besides other senior Officers and Officials of Social Welfare Department were present in the meeting.