Srinagar, Jan 17: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Dr. Bilal Mohi-ud-Din Bhat Wednesday chaired an Officers meeting at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex, here to review the implementation of welfare measures for under privileged, vulnerable, down trodden and weaker sections of society and process of extension of benefits of various Government schemes by the Social Welfare Department.
At the outset, the DC took a comprehensive review of beneficiary oriented schemes.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC called upon the Officers and other functionaries of the Social Welfare Department to work in a holistic and pro-active approach with utmost coordination among all wings of the Department to ensure efficient and effective implementation of all Social Security and Beneficiary-Oriented schemes in the District.
He also asked the Officers for laying a special focus on cent percent coverage under all Social Welfare schemes.
The DC envisioned a plan for the development of common centres for the children suffering from Autism, Muscular Dystrophy and Braille teaching centres for blind children under a single roof in the district. He stressed on saturating the cases under Motorized Tricycles and Prosthetic Aids
The DC 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 also presented figures of beneficiaries under National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NECH), Marriage Assistance scheme, Prosthetic Aid, Motorized Tricycles, Hearing Aid, Wheel chair, Tricycles.
The DC 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.
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