Advisor to Governor in Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq Khan meeting delegations, individuals in Srinagar on Thursday. Image Source: Twitter handle of DIPR-J-K
Advisor to Governor in Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq Khan meeting delegations, individuals in Srinagar on Thursday. Image Source: Twitter handle of DIPR-J-K

Advisor to J-K Governor meets delegations, individuals to address their grievances

ANI | Updated: Aug 22, 2019 23:32 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Advisor to Governor Satya Pal Malik, Farooq Khan on Thursday met delegations, individuals to discuss issues related to dumping of municipal waste in some areas and grievances of pharmacists.
A tweet from the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR), Jammu and Kashmir, said: "The Grievances of Pharmacists is immediately forwarded for redressal, while other issues raised were dumping of municipal waste in some areas."
A press note from the DIPR said: "Khan today chaired a meeting here to review progress on various ongoing schemes being undertaken by Rural Development Department."
"The meeting was attended by Secretary, Rural Development Department, Sheetal Nanda, Mission Director JKSRLM, CEO, SLNA, IWMP, Director Rural Development Department Kashmir, Director Rural Development Department Jammu, Director Panchayat and other concerned senior officers," the note said.
The note further said, "During the meeting, the Advisor was briefed about progress achieved under various schemes. Under MGNREGA, a total of 9.49 lakh job cards have been issued among the workers during the financial year 2019-20, the meeting was told."
It was said that under PMAY scheme, a total of 16,454 houses have been completed and progress is being made according to the set timelines. Under Himayat scheme a total of 14,453 candidates have been enrolled and 45 project implementing agencies are on job for enrollment of candidates during the year 2019-20," the note said.
"The meeting also took a detailed review of progress made under IWMP, RURBAN, RGSA and various other development schemes. On the occasion, the Advisor directed the officers to work with utmost dedication so that the set targets are achieved in time," the note added.
According to the note, Khan said schemes like MGNREGA are meant to create durable assets in the far-flung areas and to provide a livelihood to the economically weaker sections of the society. The Advisor stressed on further increase in man-days under MGNREGA with proper verification of job cards besides seeding of job cards with AADHAR at the earliest. (ANI)

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