In order to provide modern amenities for urban development, the J & K administration recently reviewed the performance of the State Urban Development Agency (SUDA) at the Civil Secretariat here.
Advisor to LG asked the officers to collaborate with other departments or institutions for imparting training to beneficiaries so that their skills can be upgraded.
While reviewing the Shelter for Urban Homeless component of the DAY-NULM, Advisor Bhatnagar emphasized upon the officers to utilise the assets created for shelter of urban homeless effectively. He enjoined upon them for immediate functioning of all the newly constructed shelter homes.
He asked the officers to create awareness among the target group about shelter homes so that they can take advantage of this facility.
He called upon the officers to carry out a survey throughout Jammu and Kashmir for identifying homeless people and involve departments like the Social Welfare department and others in identifying the homeless people who can utilise these established facilities.
During the meeting, the Advisor was informed that Shelters for Urban Homeless have been constructed in the districts of Jammu, Kupwara, Reasi and Kathua with a capacity of 100 persons each. It was also given out in the meeting that catering services are being provided free of cost to homeless persons staying in these shelter homes.