ANANTNAG – A credit of Rs. 133.32 crores against the target of Rs. 377.28 crores for the current financial year has been advanced by various Banks and financial institutions for setting up 10532 income generating units in Anantnag district.
This was disclosed here today at a District Level Review Cum Consultative Committee meeting held under the Chairmanship of Additional District Development Commissioner, Anantnag, Mr. Nisar Hussain Wani.
The District Lead Bank Officer, Anantnag while giving the details informed that against the target of Rs. 377.28 crores an advance of Rs. 133.32 crores has been provided in district Anantnag by various Banks and financial institutions for setting up 10932 various income generating units. He informed that under Agriculture and allied sectors Rs. 58.95 crores have been advanced for setting up 4853 income generating units. Under SSI/Non farming Rs. 43.78 crores have been made available to 2723 beneficiaries. Similarly, under other priority sectors Rs. 30.57 crores have been advanced among 3365 beneficiaries in the district.
Under DDR advances Rs. 8.2 lakhs has been provided to 162 beneficiaries. Assistance of Rs. 7654.21 lakhs has been provided to 5892 women beneficiaries while Rs. 3220.91 lakhs have been provided to 5320 beneficiaries of weaker section.
The officers and bankers shall come forward to educate the needy and eligible youth by providing all possible help and guidance so that the benefits of already launched State and Centrally sponsored schemes shall percolate down to the people by establishing employment generating units in agro based sectors like poultry, sheep/dairy farming and bee keeping.
MLC, Mr. Nizam-ud-Din Khatana who also attended the meeting urged the bankers and line departments to pay keen attention to Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Poultry and Fisheries and to sponsor cases from Panchayat levels so that huge amounts expended on import of mutton and milk can be saved.
The Additional District Development Commissioner, Anantnag asked the officers of line departments and Bankers to work with close coordination and gear up their field staff to achieve the targets in full.
Among others who attended the meeting include Mr. Rakesh Raina of RBI, Chief Planning Officer, Anantnag, officers of line departments and heads of Banks and other financial institutions.
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