Jammu, February 23 | Awareness programme was organized by “DATTO PANT” National Board for Workers Education & Development under Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India Regional Directorate, Jammu in different villages e.g. Ghara, Gurah Baildaran, Hiranagar in district Kathua and Sali, Sandhi, Kanya Khater, Drapthey in district Jammu.
On this occasion, Ex-Dy. Project Director (ATMA) Ashok Gupta aware various ongoing Central sponsored schemes in Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Sericulture. He advised the rural workers to come forward and avail benefits from the Central sponsored schemes. He also discusses PM Kissan Samman Nidhi, PM-Maan Dhan Yojana, Kissan Credit Card, ATMA, National Food Security Mission and Mission 2022 for double farming income. He also gave the concept of organic-based technology by leasing waste decomposer for quick composting of cow dung.
S.A. Najee, Regional Director brief National Social Assistance Scheme, Integrated Social Security Schemes, contributory Social security scheme, Schemes for National Minority Women, Seed Capital Fund Scheme, Youth Start-up Loan Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana. The aim of these programmes to provide skills training and enhance the employability of unemployed youth of Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
A large number of rural workers participated from the SC community in these awareness programmes. Field Supervisor Women Development Corporation Madan Lal Chohan also brief the participants about the welfare schemes. It has been observed by the visiting officers that remote areas are unaware of the Central sponsored schemes.