DC Ganderbal Distributes Financial Assistance

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Tariq Hussain, on Monday distributed cheques worth Rs 1015000 among five beneficiaries as financial compensation under assistance in favour of dependents of deceased labourers.

On the occasion, Assistant Labour Commissioner Ganderbal briefed the DC about various ongoing schemes of the Labour Department and progress achieved so far, an official spokesperson said.

He was informed that 7625 construction workers have been registered in the district, so far, under the said scheme.

It was given out that Rs 7.06 crore as financial assistance to 7056 beneficiaries and an amount of Rs. 148 lakh has been distributed among 1456 construction workers during the current fiscal.

Speaking on the occasion, the DC Ganderbal exhorted upon officials of the Department to raise awareness among the workers about various ongoing Government welfare schemes to the benefit of deserving people.

DDC Reviews Kulgam Power Scenario

District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, today chaired a meeting to comprehensively review power scenario in the district.

The meeting discussed various issues related to availability of power supply in the district in detail. The DDC directed the concerned to ensure supply of electric power to public as per schedule.

He stressed on immediate repair of all damaged transformers and their subsequent installation at required places in the district so that people don’t face any inconvenience.

The meeting also approved action plan of Rs 100.11 lakh for improvement of HT/LT network for year 2016-17 to augment power infrastructure in the district.

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