Crescent Kashmir

PMAY beneficiaries

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Recently Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir took review of key people oriented initiatives and also arrangements for Meri Mati Mera Desh in presence of Administrative Secretaries, Deputy Commissioners and SSPs.

Regarding the land allotment to the PMAY beneficiaries as per the survey made in 2018, the Chief Secretary emphasized on accelerating the process further.

He directed for handing over these land patches as per the scheme to these identified landless families before October 2nd so that they can take the construction work in hand before the onset of winters.

During the review of the Ayushman Bhava campaign, he directed the health department to conduct screenings for all Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) prevalent in the UT among the adult population. Additionally, he emphasized the importance of screening girl children for anemia to ensure they receive necessary supplements, ultimately aiming to make J&K ‘Anemia Mukt’ in the future.

He took a review of the saturation of the old age pension scheme implemented by the Social Welfare Department. He asked for providing such pension to each eligible person before Gandhi Jayanti this year.

He assessed the progress of various initiatives, including the newly launched Vishwakarma scheme for artisans in 18 identified trades. He emphasized the importance of raising awareness about this scheme among the masses. Furthermore, he called for consistent follow-ups on the ‘Bhrashtachar Mukt J&K’ and ‘Nasha Mukt J&K’ programs to eliminate these societal issues.

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