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Awareness camp under ‘Ujwala’ held at Baramulla

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BARAMULLA, JULY 11:  Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Jammu and Kashmir, today organized an awareness-cum-distribution camp under Ujwala programme, as part of recently launched Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, a press release issued here said adding that the programme saw participation of general public, various stakeholders, civil society members, and various other concerned officers and officials.

District Development Commissioner Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash was the chief guest on the occasion.

On the occasion various features of Ujwala scheme were highlighted wherein new free LPG connections were distributed among poor rural women.

Speaking on the occasion, the DDC impressed for availing the benefits of these schemes which mainly aims at improving the socio-economic development of the society. He stressed for disseminating awareness especially among rural folk besides exhorting upon various officers to play a pivotal role in the regard.

Earlier, District Development Commissioner Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash chaired a meeting of officers to review the progress of implementation of various schemes and flagship programmes under the purview of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in centrally sponsored “Aspirational Districts” programme.

The Nodal Officers of Extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (EGSA) for Block Uri, Rohama, Wagoora and Boniyar, ADC Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Baba, Director Planning A G Malik, CMO, AD FCS& CA, Lead Bank Officers and various others concerned officers were present during the meeting.

DDC took a thorough review of implementation of all components under the Abhiyan wherein he stressed upon the concerned to ramp up the pace of work so that the target is achieved within stipulated time.

Dr Naqash called for effective coordination between various agencies so that qualitative services are delivered for the overall welfare of the people. He also sought suggestions and feedback from officers for the overall effective implementation of various programmes and schemes in the developmental field.

DDC also reviewed the progress of works under “Aspirational Districts” programme wherein he was informed by various concerned officers about their status. He reiterated upon the concerned to work with more enthusiasm so that the district is placed at par with other developing districts of the country on developmental fronts.

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