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Snowfall affected orchardists:Div Com reviews disbursement of financial assistance

Div Com Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 17: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday reviewed the disbursement of financial assistance in favour of farmers and orchardists, who suffered damage to crops and trees due to the heavy snowfall in the month of November 2018.
The Deputy Commissioners informed the meeting regarding the progress in the disbursement of the financial assistance to the affected farmers and orchardists.
The Divisional Commissioner directed the DCs of Kashmir Division to complete the disbursement process within ten days by deploying additional staff. Further, they will notify the calendar of the disbursement camps and give it wide publicity for the information of general public.
He also directed them to constitute teams for monitoring the progress of the disbursement process and send the daily based report.
Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rashid Shah, Assistant Commissioner Qazi Irfan, Horticulture officers, and other concerned officials were present in the meeting, whereas Deputy Commissioners of Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Bandipora Ganderbal, Kulgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Shopian, attended the meeting through Video Conferencing.