Categorize livelihood clusters, establish markets for SHGs: Adv Skandan to experts
Jammu, March 06:
Advisor to Governor, K Skandan Wednesday asked Rural Development Department
(RDD) and Panchyati Raj department to effectively implement RDD schemes
with special focus on the schemes meant for road connectivity, skill
development and housing.
The Advisor was
reviewing implementation of the schemes and programmes of RDD and Panchyati Raj
sector here at a meeting.
discussion was held on the works under taken under MGNERGA, Swachh Bharat
Mission Gramin, Water Shed Development, 14th Finance Commission, Sansad Adharsh
Gram Yojona (SAGY), Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM), Himayat (DDU-GKY)
Programme and Pradhan Mantri Awass Yojana (Grameen).
While reviewing the
Livelihood Mission programme, the Advisor asked the concerned to identify and
categorize livelihood clusters for different livelihoods by taking experts on
board. He stressed on establishment of block wise common market centres for
better marketing of products of Self Help Groups (SHG) so that they earn decent
emphasized for regularly conducting skill development trainings for rural youth
through institutional linkage.
& PR Sheetal Nanda briefed the meeting about the achievements registered
under RDD and Panchyati Raj sectors in the State through a power point
presentation. She informed that the department has registered 18000 Gram
Panchyat frontline workers under MGNERGA, completed 75 % Adhaar seeding,
generated 97 % Asset IDs, done Geo-tagging of 83% assets and completed
verifications of 95 % job cards during current fiscal (2018-19) till date.
The meeting was
further informed that 47719 beneficiaries were registered against the target of
38772 under Pradhan Mantari Awass Yojana (Grameen), while 35594 assets were
Geo-tagged, 32434 houses sanctioned, 11221 completed and work on 20000 is
likely to be completed by March, 2019 end. It was also given out that 48
projects were sanctioned under Himayat (DD-GKY) Programme and 4022 persons were
trained and 1398 placed.
The Advisor asked
the concerned to work with utmost zeal and dedication and achieve the fixed
targets well in time. He stressed on sensitizing Panchs and Sarpanchs about
The meeting was
attended by the Director General, RDD, Jammu, Director Panchyat, Mission
Director, JK State Rural Livelihood Mission and other concerned officers.