Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has directed the Deputy Commissioners in Jammu province to expedite the process of issuance of domicile certificates in their respective districts.
Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma on Monday passed these instructions to the DC’s while chairing a meeting convened to review the progress in the issuance of domicile certificates and progress on NRHM recruitments in the districts, an official spokesperson said.
The Deputy Commissioners, he said apprised him about the certificates issued so for in their respective districts.
“It was informed that process of issuance of domicile certificates is in full swing in all the districts of the division,” he added.
According to the official spokesperson, the meeting was told that 82 thousand domiciles certificates have been issued in the Doda district through offline and online mode while in Rajouri a total 94 thousand domicile certificates have been issued so far in the district, and the process was on to clear pendency at the earliest.
The Div Com also reviewed the status of various schemes and asked the DCs to link Adhar of farmers with Prime Minister Kisan Saman Nidhi to clear variations/errors and ensure cent percent coverage/ enrollment of farmers to facilitate eligible beneficiaries to avail the benefits of the scheme.
“He also asked the DCs to ensure regular payments of MGNREGA in the districts,” the official spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, the Div Com reviewed the progress on recruitment of staff nurses and other paramedical staff under NRHM.
According to the official spokesperson, it was informed that the district administrations have issued advertisements for filling of all vacant posts in the districts.
“The Div Com asked the health functionaries and district administrations to speed up the process and fix the timeline to complete the process of recruitment. The Divisional Commissioner also directed the DCs to initiate the process of discussing revised stamp duty rates in the districts,” he added.
The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner Jammu, DNO, NHM and other concerned officers, while Deputy Commissioners, along with other concerned officers, attended the meeting through video conferencing.
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